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Facts (updated on 23-Feb)

  • Egyptian couple names newly-born daughter 'Facebook'
  • Most growing country in Europe on Facebook is Germany (+5,2 million new users, 49 % change)
  • Facebook-Photos 60 Billion. Picasa-7 Billion. Flickr 5 billion.
  • 83% of prostitutes have switched to Facebook, no longer using craigslist.( according to a study done by Columbia University.)
  • 41% of Apple Mac owners use their webcam as a mirror.
  • 71% of blogs have not been updated this decade.
  • People collectively spend over 700 billion minutes on Facebook  every month.
  • The creator of Firefox was only 19 years old when the program was first released.
  • First country in the world to introduce Mobile Number Portability was Singapore (in 1997)
  • “CityVille” Reaches 100 Million Monthly Active Users
  • Facebook’s oldest user is 103...and she updates from an iPad.
  • 6% of Facebook's 100 million U.S. users are Asian
  • Every 20 hours, 1 minute of video is uploaded to MySpace. (from @madeupstats )
  • The micro blogging site Twitter turned down a $500 million purchase offer from the social networking site Facebook in 2008, according to the Financial Times.