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Facebook is a company providing an online social networking service. It allows its users to connect with friends and family as well as make new connections. The platform provides its users with the ability to create a profile, update information, add images, send friend requests and accept requests from other users. It enables users to join and create pages related to entertainment, sports, business, finance, preferences, hobbies, culture, religion, and a number of other categories.
TypePublic
Founded2004
HQMenlo Park, CA, US
Websitefacebook.com
Employee Ratings4.5
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2020)52,534(+9%)
Job Openings5
Revenue (FY, 2019)$70.7 B(+27%)
Share Price (Feb 2021)$257.6 (+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg

Chief Operating Officer, Director
Eduardo Saverin

Eduardo Saverin

Co-Founder
David Wehner

David Wehner

Chief Financial Officer
Mike Schroepfer

Mike Schroepfer

Chief Technology Officer
Chris Cox

Chris Cox

Chief Product Officer
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Facebook Office Locations

Facebook has offices in Menlo Park, Altoona, Austin, Cambridge and in 79 other locations
Menlo Park, CA, US (HQ)
1 Hacker Way #15
Altoona, IA, US
100 Share Way NW
Austin, TX, US
300 W 6th St
Cambridge, MA, US
100 Binney St
Chicago, IL, US
191 North Wacker, 191 N Upper Wacker Dr
Denver, CO, US
1900 16th St Mall
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Facebook Financials and Metrics

Facebook Revenue

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Facebook's revenue was reported to be $70.70 b in FY, 2019 which is a 26.6% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2020)

21.5b

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

17.3b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

80.5%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

7.8b

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

8.0b

Market capitalization (26-Feb-2021)

733.6b

Closing stock price (26-Feb-2021)

257.6

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

11.6b

EV

732.6b
Facebook's current market capitalization is $733.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

40.7b55.8b70.7b

Revenue growth, %

47%37%27%

Cost of goods sold

5.5b9.4b12.8b

Gross profit

35.2b46.5b57.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

12.0b13.2b13.7b15.1b16.9b17.7b17.7b18.7b21.5b

Cost of goods sold

1.9b2.2b2.4b2.8b3.3b3.2b3.5b3.8b4.2b

Gross profit

10.0b11.0b11.3b12.3b13.6b14.5b14.3b14.9b17.3b

Gross profit Margin, %

84%83%82%81%80%82%80%80%80%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

8.1b10.0b19.1b

Accounts Receivable

5.8b7.6b9.5b

Current Assets

48.6b50.5b66.2b

PP&E

13.7b24.7b35.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

12.1b11.6b9.6b11.1b13.9b16.0b23.6b21.0b11.6b

Accounts Receivable

5.1b5.6b6.1b6.5b7.5b7.7b7.3b7.5b8.0b

Current Assets

50.4b49.8b49.1b53.3b58.0b62.1b69.3b68.1b65.8b

PP&E

16.2b18.4b21.1b27.3b30.0b32.3b37.1b39.0b42.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

15.9b22.1b18.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

3.0b4.3b5.7b

Accounts Payable

43.0m221.0m113.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

24.2b29.3b36.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

5.0b10.1b15.2b2.4b5.0b11.1b4.9b10.1b17.9b

Depreciation and Amortization

949.0m2.0b3.1b1.4b2.9b4.3b1.6b3.3b5.0b

Accounts Payable

1.0m50.0m88.0m(96.0m)(87.0m)2.0m(44.0m)(100.0m)39.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

7.9b14.2b21.7b9.3b17.9b27.2b11.0b14.9b24.7b
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

1.9m

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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Facebook Operating Metrics

Facebook's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 2.7 b in Q3, 2020. Facebook's Daily Active Users was reported to be 1.8 b in Q3, 2020.
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Facebook Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
KustomerNovember 30, 2020$1 b
Lemnis TechnologiesSeptember 22, 2020
MapillaryJune 18, 2020
GIPHYMay 15, 2020$400 m
Sanzaru Games IncFebruary 26, 2020
Scape TechnologiesFebruary 08, 2020
PackagdDecember 20, 2019
PlayGigaDecember 19, 2019
Beat GamesDecember 02, 2019
CTRL-labsSeptember 24, 2019
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Facebook Revenue Breakdown

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Facebook revenue breakdown by business segment: 98.5% from Advertising and 1.5% from Other

Facebook revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 21.8% from Asia-Pacific, 23.8% from Europe, 45.6% from US and Canada and 8.9% from Rest of the World

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Facebook Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

72/100

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Facebook Online and Social Media Presence

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Facebook Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    79/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    80/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    85/100

  • Diversity

    A

    78/100

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Facebook News and Updates

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Daily Crunch: Facebook launches rap app

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Facebook launches BARS, a TikTok-like app for creating and sharing raps

Facebook’s internal R&D group, NPE Team, is today launching its next experimental app, called BARS. The app makes it possible for rappers to create and share their raps using professionally created beats, and is the NPE Team’s second launch in the music space following its recent public debut of…

Facebook reported more than 20 million child sexual abuse images in 2020, more than any company

Summary List PlacementFacebook reported more than 20 million child sexual abuse images on its platform in 2020, according to a new report by the National Council for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).  According to the report released Wednesday, Facebook recorded 20,307,216 instances for chil…
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Facebook Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Facebook founded?

    Facebook was founded in 2004.

  • Who are Facebook key executives?

    Facebook's key executives are Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg and Eduardo Saverin.

  • How many employees does Facebook have?

    Facebook has 52,534 employees.

  • What is Facebook revenue?

    Latest Facebook annual revenue is $70.7 b.

  • What is Facebook revenue per employee?

    Latest Facebook revenue per employee is $1.3 m.

  • Who are Facebook competitors?

    Competitors of Facebook include Twitter, YouTube and Tencent.

  • Where is Facebook headquarters?

    Facebook headquarters is located at 1 Hacker Way #15, Menlo Park.

  • Where are Facebook offices?

    Facebook has offices in Menlo Park, Altoona, Austin, Cambridge and in 79 other locations.

  • How many offices does Facebook have?

    Facebook has 85 offices.