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IN Science & Technology ON 22 May, 2015
Facebook was launched in 2005 and is ruling the hearts of millions. A great success story in the world of corporate. An immense pleasure to sign in, an amazing website to rejuvenate life. Here are some facts related to this happening social networking site.
You will be really surprised to know Facebook was earlier meant to be only for Harvard Students only. In 2005, it became an open forum. Imagine how you would have enjoyed your life with your friends and acquaintances the way you are used to!
The name Facebook has been taken from the directory of Harvard University which contained the information of the students with their pictures.
Sending a friend request, accepting, unfriending, sharing videos, commenting, liking, all are common except that you can't block Mark Zuckerberg, the founder.
Oxford Dictionary, the dictionary which is considered one of the prominent ones; bestowed the title of 'Word of the Year' on 'Unfriend' in the year 2009. The credit goes to Facebook because it has only created the word. The dictionary says it should be 'defriend' rather than 'unfriend'.
Maybe making a click on the option of 'UNFRIEND' is not a big deal on your part. But, beware, several people have been murdered because they committed the crime of unfriending somebody.
Lamebook.com is a website that updates itself by re-posting the funny and lame posts of Facebook. So, if you regularly share posts on facebook, there are fair chances that your posts will be on air again with similar freshness.
Facebook is highly concerned about your activities on it. It does track the websites that you visit even after you have signed out.
Intelligence Agencies and Police Departments have been using Facebook for keeping a check at the activities of the suspected criminals.
Have you ever thought why Facebook is blue in color? Possibly not! Well the secret is Mark Zuckerberg suffers from red-green color blindness.
What if, your country blocks Facebook! Sorry Sorry! God forbade! But China has actually done so; that too, since 2009.
Don't be scared after reading this but this is true. There are around 30 million DEAD people on Facebook. They may send you friend request, like your posts, comment on your posts, share your posts, and if you do not entertain them remember point number 5.