10 Fascinating Facebook Facts

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    10 Fascinating Facebook Facts


    Facebook's astronomic rise, staggeringly large user-base, and world's youngest self-made billionaire CEO make it one of the most fascinating companies around today.

    While everyone knows the basics about the service's Harvard dorm room origins, we've delved a little deeper to find out more interesting snippets of info.

    Here are 10 facts you might not know about Facebook, so read on and let us know your favorites in the comments box below.

    1. Al Pacino's Face Was on the Original Facebook Homepage

    Prior to a major homepage redesign back in 2007, Facebook's front page used to feature a man's face partly obscured behind a cloud of binary code.

    Dubbed the "Facebook guy," it was not known who the mystery man was — until recently. David Kirkpatrick has revealed in his book The Facebook Effect that the image is a manipulated photo of Al Pacino created by a friend and classmate of Mark Zuckerberg.



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