I dunno about you but I am DYING to watch Social Network (aka the Facebook movie) all about the founders of the Facebook back in 2003 at Harvard. It’s out in theaters in India on November 12th 2010, I think I’ll pick 5 of my Facebook Fans and go watch with them! Like my page now to qualify and let me know if you wanna come watch with me in Mumbai next month xoxo
11 Things I didn’t know about Facebook…
In 2008, a 23-year-old woman named Lauren Michaels created a group titled “I Need Sex” on Facebook. Within 10 minutes, she had 35 members and soon attracted 100—50 of whom she eventually slept with. Facebook has since removed her page.
If Facebook were a country, it would be the fifth-largest country in the world, after China, India, the U.S., and Indonesia.
The New Oxford Dictionary announced that the 2009 Word of the Year was “unfriend,” as in “to remove someone as a friend on a social networking site” such as Facebook. However, there is some debate whether the word should be “defriend” rather than “unfriend.”
The average Facebook users spend more than 55 minutes a day on the site. They use the Like button nine times a month and write 25 comments each month.
Syria, China, Vietnam, and Iran have banned Facebook.
The first person to invest in Facebook was the cofounder of PayPal, Peter Thiel, who invested $500,000 in June 2004.
Lamebook.com is a regularly updated site that reposts “lame” and funny Facebook user posts.
When Facebook changed its privacy setting in December 2009, Zuckerberg’s previously private photos—in which he was seen shirtless, holding a teddy bear, and looking “plastered”—became public.
A “gaydar” software program developed at MIT can reportedly identify gay men on Facebook, private profile or not.
On July 1, 2009, shortly after Michael Jackson passed away, his page became the most popular page on Facebook. Previously, the most popular person on Facebook was U.S. President Obama with just over 6 million fans.
A Facebook post in December 2009 led to a kidney donation.