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.

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Menlo Park, US
Size (employees)
25,105 (est)+9%
Facebook was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, US
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Key People/Management at Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

Founder & CEO
Dave Wehner

Dave Wehner

Mike Schroepfer

Mike Schroepfer

Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg

Eduardo Saverin

Eduardo Saverin

Kang-Xing Jin

Kang-Xing Jin

VP of Engineering
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Facebook Office Locations

Facebook has offices in Tokyo, Ottawa, Jakarta, Brussels and in 60 other locations
Menlo Park, US (HQ)
1 Hacker Way
New York, US
770 Broadway
Seattle, US
1101 Dexter Ave N
Seattle, US
1730 Minor Ave
Kuala Lumpur, MY
Jalan Tun Ismail
Da’an District, TW
1 Section 4, Roosevelt Rd
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Facebook Financials and Metrics

Facebook Financials

Facebook's revenue was reported to be $40.65 b in FY, 2017 which is a 47.1% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2017)

40.7 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Gross profit (FY, 2017)

35.2 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

15.9 b

EBIT (FY, 2017)

20.2 b

Market capitalization (23-Apr-2018)

490.2 b

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

8.1 b
Facebook's current market capitalization is $490.2 b.
USDFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


777 m2 b3.7 b5.1 b7.9 b12.5 b17.9 b27.6 b40.7 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

223 m493 m860 m1.4 b1.9 b2.2 b2.9 b3.8 b5.5 b

Gross profit

554 m1.5 b2.9 b3.7 b6 b10.3 b15.1 b23.8 b35.2 b
USDFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

229 m606 m1 b53 m1.5 b2.9 b3.7 b10.2 b15.9 b

Depreciation and Amortization

78 m139 m323 m649 m1 b1.2 b1.9 b2.3 b3 b

Accounts Payable

(7 m)12 m6 m1 m26 m31 m18 m14 m43 m

Cash From Operating Activities

155 m698 m1.5 b1.6 b4.2 b7.3 b10.3 b16.1 b24.2 b
USDQ2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

48 m(11 m)219 m552 m977 m642 m1.4 b2.2 b512 m1.2 b2.1 b1.7 b4 b6.6 b3.1 b7 b11.7 b

Depreciation and Amortization

249 m425 m241 m463 m737 m264 m521 m810 m457 m916 m1.4 b552 m1.1 b1.7 b671 m1.4 b2.2 b

Accounts Payable

(8 m)20 m1 m2 m(17 m)(10 m)69 m12 m(15 m)16 m7 m2 m(39 m)20 m(10 m)(38 m)(7 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

683 m931 m719 m2 b3 b1.3 b2.6 b3.9 b1.7 b3.6 b5.8 b3.5 b7.1 b11.2 b5.1 b10.4 b16.5 b
USDY, 2017


1.8 m

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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Facebook Operating Metrics

Facebook's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 2.1 b in Q4, 2017. Facebook's Daily Active Users was reported to be 1.4 b in Q4, 2017.
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Facebook Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Global Holdings II LLC
Global Holdings I LLC
Global Holdings I Inc
FCL Tech
Runways Information Services
Pinnacle Sweden
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Facebook News and Updates

Facebook Sets Historic IPO

Facebook Sets Historic IPOFacebook 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.

North Korean Elite Abruptly Abandons Facebook

North Korea's elite ratchets up online anonymity The post North Korean Elite Abruptly Abandons Facebook appeared first on Computer Business Review.

Can AI and chatbots really transform customer support? (VB Live)

VB LIVE: Chatbots are changing the way companies and customers interact: two billion-plus customer-company conversations in Facebook messenger can’t be wrong. Join this FB Live event to find out how to create engaging human-to-AI agent experiences, and leave with actionable ideas on implementing AI-…

Facebook is launching a huge advertising blitz promising it will fix all its scandals

Facebook is launching one of its biggest-ever advertising campaigns in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The social network is promising to crack down on fake news, clickbait, and other issues that have plagued its platform recently. It remains to be seen if this PR offensive, along wit…

This Bonkers Conspiracy Theory About A "Hillary Clinton Snuff Film" Is Getting A Big Boost On Facebook And YouTube

Claims about the video's existence are spreading even though some dedicated conspiracy theorists are skeptical of it. Hint: It doesn't exist. View Entire Post ›

Facebook will not testify at U.S. House hearing on social media

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said Wednesday it has declined an invitation to testify at a U.S. House of Representatives hearing Thursday on filtering practices by social media companies, a company spokesman said.
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