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)
25,105 (est)+9%
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

Eduardo Saverin

Eduardo Saverin

Kang-Xing Jin

Kang-Xing Jin

VP of Engineering
Kenneth Chenault

Kenneth Chenault

Board of Directors
Jay Parikh

Jay Parikh

Vice President of Engineering
Jonathan Thaw

Jonathan Thaw

Director, Product and Executive Communications
Adam Mosseri

Adam Mosseri

VP, Product Management
Rob Goldman

Rob Goldman

VP Product, Ads & Pages
Will Cathcart

Will Cathcart

VP, Product Management
Javier Olivan

Javier Olivan

VP, Growth
Naomi Gleit

Naomi Gleit

VP, Social Good
Andrew Bosworth

Andrew Bosworth

VP Consumer Hardware
David Marcus

David Marcus

Head of Messenger
Colin Stretch

Colin Stretch

VP, General Counsel
Susan Taylor

Susan Taylor


Facebook Office Locations

Facebook has offices in Menlo Park, Atlanta, Austin, Boston and in 60 other locations
Menlo Park, US (HQ)
1 Hacker Way
New York, US
770 Broadway
Seattle, US
1730 Minor Ave
Kuala Lumpur, MY
Jalan Tun Ismail
Da’an District, TW
1 Section 4, Roosevelt Rd
London, GB
10 Brock St, Kings Cross
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Facebook Financials and Metrics

Facebook Financials

Facebook's revenue was reported to be $40.7 b in FY, 2017

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-Feb-2018)

541.8 b

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

8.1 b
Facebook's current market capitalization is $541.8 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 Receivable

(112 m)(209 m)(174 m)(170 m)(378 m)(610 m)(973 m)(1.5 b)(1.6 b)

Accounts Payable

(7 m)12 m6 m1 m26 m31 m18 m14 m43 m
    USDY, 2017


    1.8 m

    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 Q4, 2017. Facebook's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 2.1 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
    Greater Kudu
    Facebook Sweden Holdings
    Facebook Operations
    Facebook Ireland Limited
    Facebook International Operations
    Edge Network Services
    Cassin Networks ApS
    Facebook Ireland Holdings Unlimited
    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.

    Facebook Company Life and Culture

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