1. Running Advertisements at Facebook.com

Besides social networking, you can also place an ad at Facebook.com. You might have noticed  ads showing at right column of the Facebook page. These are the ads people create to promote their business, service, their website or anything else.

Facebook advertisement brings a lot of benefit to the advertiser. Since millions of people use Facebook, you can bring huge traffic to your business website and promote your products or services.

To find out more about advantages of Facebook to businesses, read the article Advantages of Facebook to Businesses. To learn how to create and run your business or personal advertisement at Facebook, click here.

2. Signing Into Your Account with Mobile Number

When you sign up for a Facebook account, you are also asked to enter your mobile number. That mobile number can be used in place of your email address when you sign into your Facebook account.

3. Facebook Was Invented By a Student of Only 19 Years Old

That's true.  Mark Zuckerberg, a Havard student of IT created a very small website and named it FaseMash, which later evolved to theFacebook.com and finally became Facebook.com. To learn more about how Facebook was invented, read the article Brief History of Facebook 

Mark is also the world's youngest billionaire with assets approximately $16.9 billion

4. Facebook has over 900 million users, worldwide

When Facebook was started, it was only meant for use by Havard University students; then it became also accessible to other University students. In those days there were only a few thousand users of Facebook. They grew so fast that now there are 900 million users and the number is still growing. Today, Facebook received more visits per day than Google does

5. Facebook is One of the Biggest Addictions

Americans spend time on Facebook than on any other website. Over 800 billion minutes a month are spent at Facebook, from all over the world. Interestingly, a new diseases name has been invented called Facebook Addiction Disorder (FAD). Since there have been many reported case of severe Facebook addictions, doctors now have special treatment plans and medications to cure from this disease.

6. Some Mathematical Facts About Facebook

a. One out of every 13 people in the world is online at Facebook, at any given time.

b. More than 70% of Facebook users are non American.

c. About 57% of the Facebook audience is women

d. In every 20 minutes approximately 150000 photos are tagged.

e. In every 20 minutes more than hundred thousand links are shared at Facebook.

f. In every 20 minutes more than 150000 statuses are updated.

g. In every 20 minutes around three hundred thousand messages are sent.

h. In every 20 minutes around 1.5 million event invites are posted.

i. In every 20 minutes more than 10 million comments are posted as the highest figure in all the stats.

7. Facebook Advantages & Disadvantages

You have heard about Facebook, you've used Facebook but have you also heard about pros and cons of Facebook? Well, Facebook has many pros and cons for its users. Facebook has been cause for divorces, and many other problems in relationships. Facebook is also responsible for bringing friends, relatives, and acquaintances together who otherwise wouldn't communicate or communicate as frequently as they do now, at Facebook.com.

Due to Facebook addiction, teens are getting lower grades at schools, they less physically interact with their families, but at the same time they have become closer to some family members who they weren't very closed to previously. Besides this, so many other pros and cons of Facebook exists.

These were amazing facts about Facebook. You may also be interested to learn about Advantages of Facebook and Disadvantages of Facebook.