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Facebook is an online social networking service that allows its users to connect with friends and family as well as make new connections. It 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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TypePublic
Founded2004
HQMenlo Park, US
Websitefacebook.com

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)35,587(+6%)
Job Openings3,336
Revenue (FY, 2018)$55.8 B(+38%)
Share Price (Feb 2019)$162.5

Key People/Management at Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

Founder & CEO
Dave Wehner

Dave Wehner

CFO
Mike Schroepfer

Mike Schroepfer

CTO
Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg

COO
Chris Cox

Chris Cox

CPO
Eduardo Saverin

Eduardo Saverin

Co-Founder
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Facebook Office Locations

Facebook has offices in Menlo Park, Detroit, Atlanta, Washington and in 25 other locations
Menlo Park, US (HQ)
MPK 15 1 Hacker Way
Atlanta, US
1000 Marietta St NW
Austin, US
300 W 6th St
Chicago, US
191 North Wacker 191 N Upper Wacker Dr
Detroit, US
2727 2nd Ave
Los Angeles, US
12777 W Jefferson Blvd
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Facebook Financials and Metrics

Facebook Revenue

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Facebook's revenue was reported to be $55.84 b in FY, 2018 which is a 37.4% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2018)

55.8b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

37.4%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

46.5b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

83.2%

Net income (FY, 2018)

22.1b

EBIT (FY, 2018)

24.9b

Market capitalization (15-Feb-2019)

463.8b

Closing stock price (15-Feb-2019)

162.5

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

10.0b
Facebook's current market capitalization is $463.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

229.0m606.0m1.0b53.0m1.5b2.9b3.7b10.2b15.9b22.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

78.0m139.0m323.0m649.0m1.0b1.2b1.9b2.3b3.0b4.3b

Accounts Payable

(7.0m)12.0m6.0m1.0m26.0m31.0m18.0m14.0m43.0m221.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

155.0m698.0m1.5b1.6b4.2b7.3b10.3b16.1b24.2b29.3b
USDY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

1.8m

Financial Leverage

1.2 x
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Facebook Operating Metrics

Facebook's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 2.3 b in FY, 2018. Facebook's Daily Active Users was reported to be 1.5 b in FY, 2018.
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Facebook Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
GrokStyleFebruary 08, 2019
VidpressoAugust 14, 2018
RedKixJuly 26, 2018$100 m
Bloomsbury AIJuly 03, 2018$25 m
Confirm.ioJanuary 23, 2018
DreambitJanuary 11, 2018
TBHOctober 16, 2017
Fayteq AGAugust 11, 2017
OzloJuly 31, 2017
Source3July 24, 2017
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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: 46.1% from US and Canada, 21.0% from Asia-Pacific, 24.4% from Europe and 8.5% from Rest of the World

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Facebook Online and Social Media Presence

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Facebook News and Updates

Emergency Suits, Facebook Regulations, UBS Gamble: CEO Daily for February 19, 2019

Must-read business news, delivered every morning.

Facebook Plans To Develop Its Own AI Chips

The news is likely to send a shiver down the spine of Nvidia's CEO.

Facebook has gambled away the right to regulate its own bad behaviour

All credit must go to Damian Collins MP and his colleagues at the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Select Committee. Their report on fake news, published yesterday, does not pull its punches. Even a cursory read of the text reveals the extent to which Facebook has been operating irrespons…

Facebook accused of revealing sensitive health data

Facebook has been accused of failing to protect sensitive health data of users in its groups.

Facebook chief AI scientist joins $4.5 million round for algorithmic music startup Antescofo

Paris-based Antescofo announced it has raised $4.5 million of venture capital, a round that includes backing from Facebook's chief AI scientist Yann Le Cun.

The UK Parliament wants to regulate Facebook. So does everybody else.

The UK’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee called Facebook a “digital gangster” — but it’s not the only group of regulators out for blood. The cries to regulate Facebook are getting louder and louder. This week they’re coming from a familiar foe: The UK’s Digital, Culture, Media an…
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Facebook Company Life and Culture

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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, Dave Wehner and Mike Schroepfer.

  • How many employees does Facebook have?

    Facebook has 35,587 employees.

  • What is Facebook revenue?

    Latest Facebook annual revenue is $55.8 b.

  • What is Facebook revenue per employee?

    Latest Facebook revenue per employee is $1.6 m.

  • Who are Facebook competitors?

    Competitors of Facebook include Snapchat (Snap), Twitter and LinkedIn.

  • Where is Facebook headquarters?

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

  • Where are Facebook offices?

    Facebook has offices in Menlo Park, Detroit, Atlanta, Washington and in 25 other locations.

  • How many offices does Facebook have?

    Facebook has 30 offices.