15 Facts About International Brands You’ll Have A Hard Time Believing
Did you know Apple iPad’s retina display is manufactured by Samsung?
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.
#2 Starbucks spends more on healthcare than it spends on its coffee beans. It spends around $300 million on healthcare insurance for its employees.
#3 Facebook is blue because Mark Zuckerberg suffers from color blindness.
#4 Amazon employees spend two days each year at the customer service desk. Everyone, including the CEO of the company.
#5 Pepsi was named after its primary ingredient and a digestive enzyme called ‘pepsin’. It was originally called ‘Brad’s drink.’
#6 McDonalds started off by selling hot dogs and not burgers and fries.
#7 If you smoke near an Apple computer, the company won’t fix it even if it is under the warranty period.
#8 The ‘Mayfair’ filter on Instagram was created to gain more likes.
#9 The red and white ‘Coca-Cola’ logo is recognized by 94% of the world’s population.
#10 Candy Crush earns $633,000 a day in revenue.
#11 The most productive day of the week is supposedly Tuesday.
#12 Amazon owns IMDB, Goodreads, Audible, and other 9 websites.
#13 Starbucks created roundtables specifically to make customers feel less alone.
#14 Everything you say to Siri is analyzed and stored by Apple.
#15 Six of the world’s seven billion people have mobile phones – but only 4.5 billion have a toilet.
We genuinely didn’t know about the phones. What about you?
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