Facebook has over two billion active users and is the world’s most popular social network. Founded by Mark Zuckerberg, it has many built-in features for its users. Facebook is available in over 70 different languages. In fact, the Facebook logo is blue, because Zuckerberg is colourblind. Whether you’re a frequent Facebook user or just curious about the history of Facebook, the facts below will provide you with some interesting Facebook facts.
One of the most interesting facts about Facebook is that over half of the users create their accounts in a language other than English. This makes the service extremely user-friendly for those who don’t speak English. Another interesting fact is that Facebook is the most downloaded app of the 2010-2020 decade. In addition, Cristiano Ronaldo, the Portuguese footballer, is the most popular person on Facebook. He has more than 122.1 million fans. A Facebook app page gets over four million likes every minute, and the Samsung company has over 161 million likes.
Another interesting fact about Facebook is that President Obama is a fan of the website. The public relations firm Burson-Marsteller released a ranking of world leaders on Facebook and found that President Obama has 46,414,177 “likes” on his page. In fact, he has more Facebook followers than Mauricio Macri, the President of Argentina.
Facebook is the number one social network in the world and it has more than 60 million business pages. According to its most recent investor report, it generated over $29 billion in revenue in the second quarter of 2021. This would translate to over $116 billion a year. Clearly, Facebook’s popularity is a key driver of the company’s growth.
Facebook has over 600 million users. This makes it the most popular social network in the United States, surpassing MySpace in popularity. In fact, it’s estimated that nearly four million people use Facebook from their phones every minute. The numbers keep growing. Every second, Facebook adds eight new users. It has more than 30 million posts and nearly a million friend requests every minute.
Facebook’s user base is incredibly diverse. In addition to the United States and India, Facebook has users from over 100 countries. For instance, more than half of Facebook accounts are in languages other than English. It’s also estimated that in April 2020, 98% of active user accounts will access Facebook on a mobile device. In Africa, more than three-quarters of users will access Facebook through their mobile devices.
Despite its popularity, there are still countries where Facebook is banned. For example, Facebook is blocked in Syria, Iran, and Vietnam.