why is the colour of facebook is blue not red like all popular top 100 sites in the world
History of facebook and blue.
At the beginning Facebook.com was called thefacebook.com, at that time user were required to have an .edu email address to open an account on Facebook but today its open for all and 500+ million people are using it and increasing day by day.
Now question arise Why is Facebook Blue?
Facebook has gone through some major redesigns in the past few years but one part that has more or less stayed the same in all those years is the site’s blue color.
Everything is so blue about Facebook right from the sign-up page to the logo, their mobile app and even the site pop-ups that have shades of blue. Why?
In the recent episode of Twig, Mark Zuckerberg explain why Facebook is all blue in color.
According to him Colors don’t matter much to him, a few years ago, he took an online test and realized that he was red-green color-blind. Blue is Facebook’s dominant color, because, as he said, “blue is the richest color for me,I can see all of blue.”.The young Facebook founder is color blind but can see blue.
Facebook is not the only Internet brand the loves blue. An interesting study by Color Lovers has revealed that blue is the most popular and dominant color among the top 100 sites in the world followed by the red color.
It is part of their well planned Marketing plan. Most colors distract and make the human eye focus on them while blue act as a transparent palette for 65% of time spending watching the main background aka index space. It is well known also that blue color is the nirvana for the brain, as well green. Well, their choice make the competition envy most of the time.
Auther: Anupam Abbott
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