15 Facts About International Brands You’ll Have A Hard Time Believing

Did you know Apple iPad’s retina display is manufactured by Samsung?

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It is impossible to know everything about everything. We can always try but we’ll always fail. In this endless spectrum of knowledge, it’s important to take care of the little details. There’s a reason big businesses spend hours in meeting rooms. Popular products we use in everyday life have incredible stories behind them. Today, we decided to have a look at some of these lesser known facts about things we use regularly:

#1 Warner Music owns the copyright to the ‘Happy Birthday’ song. No, we’re not kidding. You owe them royalties each time you sing it for someone.

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#2 Starbucks spends more on healthcare than it spends on its coffee beans. It spends around $300 million on healthcare insurance for its employees.

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#3 Facebook is blue because Mark Zuckerberg suffers from color blindness.

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#4 Amazon employees spend two days each year at the customer service desk. Everyone, including the CEO of the company.

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#5 Pepsi was named after its primary ingredient and a digestive enzyme called ‘pepsin’. It was originally called ‘Brad’s drink.’

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#6 McDonalds started off by selling hot dogs and not burgers and fries.

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#7 If you smoke near an Apple computer, the company won’t fix it even if it is under the warranty period.

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#8 The ‘Mayfair’ filter on Instagram was created to gain more likes.

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#9 The red and white ‘Coca-Cola’ logo is recognized by 94% of the world’s population.

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#10 Candy Crush earns $633,000 a day in revenue.

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#11 The most productive day of the week is supposedly Tuesday.

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#12 Amazon owns IMDB, Goodreads, Audible, and other 9 websites.

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#13 Starbucks created roundtables specifically to make customers feel less alone.

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#14 Everything you say to Siri is analyzed and stored by Apple.

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#15 Six of the world’s seven billion people have mobile phones – but only 4.5 billion have a toilet.

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We genuinely didn’t know about the phones. What about you?

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Shivani Ahuja

Finds poetry in the simplest things.

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