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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 Ratings4.3
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2021)60,654(+4%)
Job Openings4,168
Revenue (FY, 2020)$86 B(+22%)
Share Price (May 2021)$319.1(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

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 80 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 $85.97 b in FY, 2020 which is a 21.6% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

26.2b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

21.0b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

80.4%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

9.5b

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

11.4b

Market capitalization (7-May-2021)

904.7b

Closing stock price (7-May-2021)

319.1

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

19.5b

EV

896.8b
Facebook's current market capitalization is $904.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

55.8b70.7b86.0b

Revenue growth, %

37%27%22%

Cost of goods sold

9.4b12.8b16.7b

Gross profit

46.5b57.9b69.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

12.0b13.2b13.7b15.1b16.9b17.7b17.7b18.7b21.5b26.2b

Cost of goods sold

1.9b2.2b2.4b2.8b3.3b3.2b3.5b3.8b4.2b5.1b

Gross profit

10.0b11.0b11.3b12.3b13.6b14.5b14.3b14.9b17.3b21.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

84%83%82%81%80%82%80%80%80%80%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

10.0b19.1b17.6b

Accounts Receivable

7.6b9.5b11.3b

Current Assets

50.5b66.2b75.7b

PP&E

24.7b35.3b45.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

12.1b11.6b9.6b11.1b13.9b16.0b23.6b21.0b11.6b19.5b

Accounts Receivable

5.1b5.6b6.1b6.5b7.5b7.7b7.3b7.5b8.0b10.3b

Prepaid Expenses

2.8b

Current Assets

50.4b49.8b49.1b53.3b58.0b62.1b69.3b68.1b65.8b77.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

22.1b18.5b29.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

4.3b5.7b6.9b

Accounts Payable

221.0m113.0m(17.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

29.3b36.3b38.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

5.0b10.1b15.2b2.4b5.0b11.1b4.9b10.1b17.9b9.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Accounts Payable

1.0m50.0m88.0m(96.0m)(87.0m)2.0m(44.0m)(100.0m)39.0m(250.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

7.9b14.2b21.7b9.3b17.9b27.2b11.0b14.9b24.7b12.2b
USDQ1, 2018

Revenue/Employee

431.3k

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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Facebook Operating Metrics

Facebook's Daily Active Users was reported to be 1.8 b in FY, 2020. Facebook's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 2.8 b in FY, 2020.
Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020

Monthly Active Users

2.2 b2.23 b2.27 b2.32 b2.38 b2.41 b2.45 b2.5 b2.6 b2.7 b2.74 b2.8 b

Daily Active Users

1.45 b1.47 b1.5 b1.52 b1.56 b1.59 b1.62 b1.66 b1.73 b1.79 b1.82 b1.84 b

ARPU

$24.96$29.25$32.03

Quarterly ARPU

$5.53$5.97$6.09$7.37$6.42$7.05$7.26$6.95$7.05$7.89
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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: 97.9% from Advertising and 2.1% from Other

Facebook revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 23.1% from Asia-Pacific, 23.7% from Europe, 44.7% from US and Canada and 8.5% from Rest of the World

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Facebook Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

66/100

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Facebook Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 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

Facebook Was Right To Ban Trump For ‘Egging On’ Violent Capitol Mob, Says Board Member

Trump "put himself in this bed, and he can sleep in it,” former federal judge Michael McConnell told Chris Wallace.

Facebook wanted its $130 million 'Supreme Court' to solve its policy enforcement problems. The board's decision to punt on Trump's ban shows how the initiative has backfired. (FB)

Summary List PlacementFacebook's "Supreme Court" sent a strong message to the company on Wednesday: Do your own work. It was likely a far cry from what the social media giant expected when it announced the blueprint for such a review board in 2018 amid mounting pressure to strengthen its moderatio…

All The Ways Facebook Tracks You And How To Stop It

Is Facebook really listening to everything you say via your smartphone or laptop mic? Here's how Facebook tracks you, and what you can do about it.

Trump Abused the System. Facebook Created It

The company's oversight board failed to mention one thing in its ruling this week: Facebook's responsibility for making the tools to wield undue influence and power.
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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 60,654 employees.

  • What is Facebook revenue?

    Latest Facebook annual revenue is $86 b.

  • What is Facebook revenue per employee?

    Latest Facebook revenue per employee is $1.4 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 80 other locations.

  • How many offices does Facebook have?

    Facebook has 86 offices.