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

9. The “Like” button on Facebook was originally going to be “Awesome”. 

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In addition to ideas of a star and plus/minus symbols, the “Like” button was originally going to be “Awesome”, but was vetoed by Mark Zuckerberg in 2007.(source)

10. More than 1.8 million new “likes” are made on Facebook every minute.

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In an infographic by Qmee, it was revealed that in just one minute more than 1.8 million likes are made on Facebook. There are also 41 thousand posts every second.(source)

11. It’s possible to set who will be able to manage your Facebook account after you die.

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Known as a “legacy contact”, it’s possible to designate someone to manage your account after you die. They will be able to delete the account or manage it as a type of digital gravestone. This is a new feature and is not available in all countries yet as testing and debates continue.(source)

12. Mark Zuckerberg turned down a $1billion deal with Yahoo in 2006 and the age of 22 saying I don’t know what I could do with the money. I’d just start another social networking site. I kind of like the one I already have.”

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