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You Use Facebook Every Day, But I Bet You Didn’t Know Some of These Facts!

5. Al Pacino was the first “face” on Facebook.

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Part of Facebook’s logo prior to 2007 included the face of a young Al Pacino – “covered with a fog of ones and zeros”.(source)

6. 1 in 3 people feel more dissatisfied with their lives after visiting Facebook, according to a study. 

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A study conducted by researchers from two German universities has found that viewing the successes of other people can trigger feelings of misery, envy and loneliness.(source)

7. One third of all divorce filings of 2011 in the Unites States contained the word “Facebook”.

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In addition to this, according to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, more than 80% of U.S. divorce lawyers agree that social networking in divorce proceedings is on the rise. Facebook is often pulled up to prove cases of infidelity, as well as child profiles as evidence of poor parenting.(source)

8. On average, Facebook earns $5.85 from every U.S. user.

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According to financial reports from Facebook last year (2014), in the first quarter they earned on average $5.85 from each Facebook user in the U.S.(source)

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