The best, the biggest and the most popular social network in the world, Facebook was once a dormitory project of a Harvard student, Mark Zuckerberg, and has many hidden facts about it.
We covered a post on Top 10 fascinating facts you might know about Facebook, but the social network itself is so widespread and big, that we’re doing another article on 10 more fascinating facts about Facebook you were probably unaware of.
1. The Most Visited Site In U.S
Facebook was the most visited site in the U.S in the month of April 2012. It received a total of 9% of all the internet visits in that month.
2. Above A Billion Views Per Week
Facebook averages around 226 Million views per day in United States alone, combining up to a total of around 1.6 Billion views per week.
3. 1 In Every 5 Page Views
Facebook is the only site in the world, which gets a page view, for every 5 pages viewed on the internet.
4. Over 400 Billion Views Per Year
Facebook.com got over 400 Billion views this year.
5. Average Visit Time On Facebook
The users of Facebook spend an average time of 20 minutes on the world-wide social network.
6. Male-Female Ratio
Facebook has more females users as compared to male users. The percentage of female users is 56% while the male is 44%.
7. Number #1 Ranked Site In US Since 2010
Facebook has been the #1 ranked site since 2010. It was ranked #1 in the U.S. on March 9, 2010 and is still the number one site.
8. “Facebook”, The Most Searched Term
The word “Facebook” is the most searched word since the past three years. It got the honor of being the most searched word on July 18, 2009 and has kept that position since.
9. Largest Provider Of Traffic For Facebook
New York City is the largest provider of traffic for Facebook.
10. Ranks Best Social Network In 9 Countries
Facebook is the top social networking site in 9 countries of the world, namely:
- New Zealand
- Hong Kong