Vivian D. Vocalan, the contributor, is into designing and painting shirts during free times. (You, too, can have your articles published here. Send them through e-mail to OurHappySchool@yahoo.com)
ADMIT IT—once you’ve launched your internet in computer shops or even in your own households, the very first site that you will type in your search engines will be “facebook.com”. See? It’s true. In some cases, it is even the default website in your browsers.
Most of us just know a little knowledge about facebook’s history—Mark Zuckerberg, his billions of dollars and his movie. Here are some of the facts that you may not know about the social networking site, its owners and its users that may be interesting to you:
* As of July 2010 Facebook has more than 500 million active users, which is about one person for every fourteen in the world.
* Zuckerberg was raised Jewish, including having had a Bar Mitzvahwhen he turned 13, although he has since described himself as an atheist.
* Zuckerberg sees blue best because of red–green colorblindness; blue is also Facebook's dominant color.
* Syria is a country that doesn’t allow Facebook.
*30+ million profiles have their status messages updated at least once every day.
* 70% of college students on Facebook log in every single day.
* 60+% of people online use Facebook to stalk their ex!
Facebook Ownership Shares
· Mark Zuckerberg- 24%
· Accel Partners- 10%
· Dustin Moskovitz- 6%
· Digital Sky Technologies- 5%
· Eduardo Saverin- 5%
· Sean Parker- 4%
· Peter Thiel- 3%
· Greylock Partnersand Meritech Capital Partners- 1 to 2% each
· Microsoft- 1.3%
· Li Ka-shing- 0.75%
· Interpublic Group- less than 0.5%
· Matt Cohler, Jeff Rothschild, California U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, Chris Hughes, and Owen Van Natta- less than 1% each
· employees, an undisclosed number of celebrities, and outside investors - 30%
Top 10 Facebook Users in the World
1. United States: 128,936,800
2. United Kingdom: 27,479,020
3. Indonesia: 26,792,780
4. Turkey: 23,199,180
5. France: 19,416,060
6. Italy: 16,858,340
7. Philippines: 15,935,880
8. Canada: 15,756,400
9. Mexico: 14,535,020
10. India: 12,608,840
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