Facebook is an online social networking service that allows its users to connect with friends and family as well as make new connections. The service provides its users with the ability to create a profile, update information, add images, send friend requests and accept requests from other users. Its features include status update, photo tagging and sharing, and more.
Facebook’s profile structure includes a timeline, information related to the user, images of the user, images added by friends of the user, notes, pages, groups and more. It enables its users to create pages related to entertainment, sports, business, finance, preferences, hobbies, culture, religion, causes, organizations and a number of other categories. Facebook also enables its users to join or create groups related to a vast number of categories.

Company Growth (employees)
Menlo Park, US
Size (employees)
23,165 (est)
Facebook was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, US

Key People/Management at Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

Founder & CEO
Dave Wehner

Dave Wehner

Mike Schroepfer

Mike Schroepfer

Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg

Kang-Xing Jin

Kang-Xing Jin

VP of Engineering
Jay Parikh

Jay Parikh

Vice President of Engineering
David Marcus

David Marcus

Head of Messenger
Naomi Gleit

Naomi Gleit

VP of Social Good
Jonathan Thaw

Jonathan Thaw

Director, Product and Executive Communications
Javier Olivan

Javier Olivan

VP of Growth
Adam Mosseri

Adam Mosseri

VP, Product Management
Rob Goldman

Rob Goldman

VP Product, Ads & Pages
Andrew Bosworth

Andrew Bosworth

VP Consumer Hardware
Chris Cox

Chris Cox

Alex Hardiman

Alex Hardiman

Head of News Products
Will Cathcart

Will Cathcart

Vice President, Product Management
Deb Liu

Deb Liu

VP, Platform & Marketplace
Caryn Marooney

Caryn Marooney

Head of Technology Communications

Facebook Office Locations

Facebook has offices in Menlo Park, Atlanta, Austin, Boston and in 55 other locations
Menlo Park, US (HQ)
1 Hacker Way
Seattle, US
1101 Dexter Ave N
Da’an District, TW
1 Section 4, Roosevelt Rd
Kuala Lumpur, MY
Jalan Tun Ismail
London, GB
10 Brock St, Kings Cross
Seattle, US
1730 Minor Ave
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Facebook Financials and Metrics

Facebook Financials

Facebook's revenue was reported to be $27.6 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

10.3 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

8.9 b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

4.7 b

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

5.1 b

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2017)

528.4 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

7.2 b
Facebook's current market capitalization is $528.4 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


7.9 b12.5 b17.9 b27.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.9 b2.2 b2.9 b3.8 b

Gross profit

6 b10.3 b15.1 b23.8 b
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


2 b2.5 b2.9 b3.2 b3.5 b4 b4.5 b5.4 b6.4 b7 b8 b9.3 b10.3 b

Cost of goods sold

507 m462 m473 m565 m654 m668 m720 m838 m916 m987 m1.2 b1.2 b1.4 b

Gross profit

1.5 b2 b2.4 b2.6 b2.9 b3.4 b3.8 b4.5 b5.5 b6 b6.9 b8.1 b8.9 b

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3.3 b4.3 b4.9 b8.9 b

Accounts Receivable

1.1 b1.7 b2.6 b4 b

Prepaid Expenses

512 m513 m659 m959 m

Current Assets

13.1 b13.4 b21.7 b34.4 b
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


3.1 b3 b4.4 b9 b3.4 b5.1 b4.3 b6.5 b5.1 b6 b7.1 b6.3 b7.2 b

Accounts Receivable

1.5 b1.8 b2 b2.3 b2.8 b3.1 b3.4 b3.9 b4.4 b

Prepaid Expenses

1.1 b1 b1.3 b843 m916 m1.1 b1.2 b1.5 b1.5 b

Current Assets

10.5 b14.1 b15.6 b16.1 b15 b17 b19.1 b23.8 b27 b30.3 b36.9 b40.8 b44.2 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1.5 b2.9 b3.7 b10.2 b

Depreciation and Amortization

1 b1.2 b1.9 b2.3 b

Accounts Receivable

(378 m)(610 m)(973 m)(1.5 b)

Accounts Payable

26 m31 m18 m14 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

425 m642 m791 m806 m512 m1.2 b2.1 b1.7 b4 b6.6 b3.1 b7 b11.7 b

Depreciation and Amortization

457 m916 m1.4 b552 m1.1 b1.7 b671 m1.4 b2.2 b

Accounts Receivable

84 m(198 m)(405 m)267 m(225 m)(478 m)609 m223 m(235 m)

Accounts Payable

(15 m)(19 m)7 m2 m(39 m)20 m(10 m)(38 m)(7 m)
USDY, 2017


445.8 k

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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Facebook Operating Metrics

Facebook's Daily Active Users was reported to be 1.4 b in Q3, 2017. Facebook's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 2.1 b in Q3, 2017
Apr, 2014Nov, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Jan, 2016Q1, 2016Apr, 2016Q2, 2016Jul, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Apr, 2017Q2, 2017Sep, 2017Q3, 2017

Monthly Active Users

1.39 b1.44 b1.49 b1.55 b1.59 b1.65 b1.71 b1.79 b1.86 b1.94 b2.01 b2.07 b

Daily Active Users

890 m936 m968 m1.01 b1.04 b1.09 b1.13 b1.18 b1.23 b1.28 b1.33 b1.37 b



Mobile Monthly Active Users

1.19 b1.44 b1.74 b
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Facebook Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
FCL Tech
Facebook Ireland Holdings Unlimited
Global Holdings II LLC
Global Holdings I LLC
Global Holdings I Inc
Cassin Networks ApS
Edge Network Services
Facebook International Operations
Facebook Ireland Limited
Facebook Operations
Facebook Sweden Holdings
Greater Kudu
Pinnacle Sweden
Runways Information Services
TBHOctober 16, 2017
OzloJuly 31, 2017
Source3July 24, 2017
Atlas Solutions Advertiser SuiteJanuary 04, 2017$100 m
CrowdTangleNovember 11, 2016
EyegrooveAugust 08, 2016
Two Big Ears LtdMay 23, 2016
EndagaOctober 05, 2015
TheFind, Inc.March 13, 2015
Teehan+LaxJanuary 16, 2015
QuickFire NetworksJanuary 08, 2015
Wit.aiJanuary 05, 2015
LiveRailAugust 26, 2014$400 m
PrivateCoreAugust 07, 2014
Little Eye LabsJuly 01, 2014
PryteJune 03, 2014
ProtoGeoApril 24, 2014
Oculus VRMarch 25, 2014$2 b
WhatsAppFebruary 19, 2014$19 b
BranchJanuary 13, 2014$15 m
SportStreamDecember 17, 2013
OnavoOctober 13, 2013$150 m
JibbigoAugust 12, 2013
MonoidicsJuly 18, 2013
ParseApril 25, 2013$90 m
Spaceport.ioApril 23, 2013
OsmetaApril 11, 2013
StorylaneMarch 08, 2013
Acrylic SoftwareJuly 20, 2012
SpoolJuly 14, 2012
Bolt | PetersJune 21, 2012
Face.comJune 18, 2012$100 m
PieceableJune 11, 2012
KarmaMay 18, 2012
LightboxMay 15, 2012
GlanceeMay 04, 2012
TagtileApril 13, 2012
InstagramApril 09, 2012$1 b
GazeHawkMarch 10, 2012
Friend.lyMarch 03, 2012
SendoidFebruary 29, 2012
GowallaDecember 02, 2011
WhoGlueNovember 28, 2011
StrobeNovember 08, 2011
Digital StaircaseNovember 07, 2011
Push Pop PressAugust 02, 2011
SofaJune 09, 2011
DaytumApril 27, 2011
SnaptuMarch 20, 2011$70 m
BelugaMarch 01, 2011
PursuitFebruary 25, 2011
ZenbeNovember 16, 2010
drop.ioOctober 29, 2010
NextstopSeptember 25, 2010
Chai LabsAugust 15, 2010$10 m
Hot PotatoJuly 28, 2010$10 m
ShareGroveMay 26, 2010
DivvyshotApril 02, 2010
Octazen SolutionsFebruary 19, 2010
FriendFeedAugust 10, 2009$50 m
ParakeyJuly 01, 2007

Facebook Market Value History

Facebook Revenue Breakdown

Facebook's employees are reported to be approximately 35% female and 65% male.

Facebook Median Salaries

Source: 3.4 k public H-1B filings from Facebook
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Facebook's Web-traffic and Trends

Facebook Online and Social Media Presence

Facebook News and Updates

Facebook Sets Historic IPO

Facebook Inc. filed for an initial public offering Wednesday that could value the social network between $75 billion and $100 billion, putting the company on track for one of the biggest U.S. stock-market debuts of all time.

You Can Soon Check If You’ve Interacted With Russian Trolls on Facebook

The company is trying to be more transparent.

Peter Thiel sells most of remaining Facebook stake: Reuters

Facebook Inc’s first major investor Peter Thiel has sold three-quarters of his remaining stake in the social network as part of a previously established trading plan, a regulatory filing showed.

Facebook will soon let you know if you’re following propaganda pages

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Facebook’s latest “effort” to warn people about Russian propaganda is wildly inadequate

Worried you may have unwittingly viewed Russian propaganda on Facebook? Fear not! In its new role as the protector of American democracy, the social network…

This browser extension turns your angry Facebook emoji into real social action

From climate change to the worsening refugee crisis to rollbacks of LGBTQ rights, you've probably reacted to a lot of deeply troubling news in your Facebook news feed this year. But what if you could easily take your digital anger and sadness and turn it into real-world action? A new tool called t…
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