When we are passionate about a company, we often search for everything we possibly can about it. We try to find details about their foundations, future plans, launching of products and services.
Nevertheless there are always details which escape, which we promise to illustrate 10 of them below:
#1. Google was originally called Backrub.
#2. In 2000, Coca-Cola launched a stealth campaign against water called “Just say no to H2O.”
#3. McDonald’s first menu item wasn’t a burger, but a hotdog.
#4. Facebook is primarily blue because Mark Zuckerberg is red/green color blind.
#5. Nike’s slogan “Just Do It,” was inspired on the serial killer Gary Gilmore’s final words “Let’s do it.”
#6. Starbucks designed round tables so that customers wouldn’t feel lonely.
#7. Netflix keeps an eye on the most popular piracy sites, to see which movies, series, and shows people are downloading, to put it for their customers on their platforms.
#8. Everything you say to Siri is sent to apple, analysed and stored.
#9. Samsung has a heavy industries division which builds ships in a 4 million square foot shipyard.
#10. Apple almost went bankrupt In 1997. It was saved by an investment of $150 million from Microsoft.
Which facts were the most interesting for you?
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Originally posted 2016-07-06 00:10:00.