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Facebook operates as an online social networking platform that enables people to connect, share, discover and communicate with each other. Read more

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Facebook

Facebook operates as an online social networking platform that enables people to connect, share, discover and communicate with each other. Read more

Mark Zuckerberg's photo - Chairman & CEO of Facebook

Chairman & CEO

Mark Zuckerberg

CEO Approval Rating

71/100

Founded:

2004

Status:

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Google is one of Facebook's top rivals. Google was founded in Mountain View, California} in 1998. Google is in the Data Processing Services industry. Compared to Facebook, Google generates $96.5B more revenue.

Snap is Facebook's #2 competitor. Snap was founded in 2010, and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California. Like Facebook, Snap also competes in the Internet Software space. Snap generates $83.2B less revenue vs. Facebook.

Twitter is a top competitor of Facebook. Twitter's headquarters is in San Francisco, California, and was founded in 2006. Like Facebook, Twitter also operates in the Internet Software space. Twitter generates 4.59% of Facebook's revenue.

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Facebook Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$86B

Facebook's revenue is the ranked 7th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 64.7B. Over the last four quarters, Facebook's revenue has grown by 58.3%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $28.1B; in Q3 2020, it was $21.5B; in Q2 2020, it was $18.7B; in Q1 2020, Facebook's revenue was $17.7B.

Facebook Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Downpour Interactive, LLC

Apr 2021

Source »
undisclosed
Downpour Interactive is a California-based gaming studio that develops VR military tactical shooting games for PC and consoles.
Kustomer, Inc.

Nov 2020

Source »
$1B
Kustomer develops an omnichannel CRM platform that provides customer conversational engagement solutions for businesses.
Mapillary AB

Jun 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Mapillary is an online collaborative mapping platform that allows users to share geotagged street-level pictures for creating maps.
Ready At Dawn, LLC

Jun 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Ready at Dawn is an entertainment company that develops and distributes video games for desktops and consoles.
Giphy, Inc.

May 2020

Source »
$400M
Giphy is an online platform that allows users to search, create, and share GIFs and animated stickers.

These are all the companies that Facebook has acquired. Facebook has acquired 94 companies and its latest acquisition was Downpour Interactive, LLC in Apr 2021. Downpour Interactive is a California-based gaming studio that develops VR military tactical shooting games for PC and consoles.

Facebook Funding History

Since Facebook was founded in 2004, it has participated in 11 rounds of funding. In total Facebook has raised $31.8B. Facebook's last funding round was on Oct 2014 for a total of $13.8B

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Equity
Oct 2014
$13.8B
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IPO
May 2012
$16B
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Equity
Jan 2011
$1.5B
Equity
May 2008
$100M
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Equity
Mar 2008
$60M
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Since Facebook was founded in 2004, it has participated in 11 rounds of funding. In total Facebook has raised $31.8B. Facebook's last funding round was on Oct 2014 for a total of $13.8B

Facebook Investments

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DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Meesho is an India-based social commerce platform that enables users to resell apparel and home decor products on social media platforms.
$300M
Apr 04, 2021
Series E
-
$277.8K
Dec 13, 2020
Grant
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Factory OS is a construction company that designs and manufactures multifamily modular homes for the residential sector.
$55M
Nov 19, 2020
Series B
-
Unacademy is an E-learning platform that provides live lectures, mock tests and study materials for competitive exams.
$150M
Sep 01, 2020
Series F
-
Gojek is a mobile-based application that offers ride-hailing, logistics, and grocery product delivery solutions for individuals.
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Jun 02, 2020
Series F
-

These are all the companies that Facebook has invested in. Facebook has invested 94 companies and its latest investment was Downpour Interactive, LLC in Apr 2021. Downpour Interactive is a California-based gaming studio that develops VR military tactical shooting games for PC and consoles.

Facebook News

May 7, 2021News Break

Epic Games trial reveals Apple negotiations with Netflix, Facebook, and Microsoft - News Break

The Apple-Epic trial has revealed how Apple negotiates over App Store rules with some of its top part... See more »
May 7, 2021CompanyNews HQ

Facebook Dating Service Issues | Avast

Before you jump on the Sparked bandwagon, take these privacy concerns into consideration Facebook is ... See more »
May 7, 2021WMPoweruser

Facebook explains exactly what will happen if you do not accept WhatsApp's new Terms of Service

After rumours that Facebook will be abandoning their plans to delete the accounts of WhatsApp users w... See more »
May 7, 2021The Mac Observer

Security Friday and Facebook's Relationships - TMO Daily Observations 2021-05-07

Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont for Security Friday's news, including Facebook's latest move invo... See more »
May 7, 2021Fox News

'Wild and unconscionable'

Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., discusses Facebook's 'role in border crisis.'... See more »
May 7, 2021Benzinga

Facebook

On Friday, shares of Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) saw unusual options activity. After the option alert, the s... See more »

Facebook Blogs

April 20, 2018Facebook Blog

How Condé Nast Built Communities Using Facebook Groups Across Eight Publications

By Simone Oliver, News Partnerships After Condé Nast Traveler (CNT) published a March 2017 edi... See more »
April 20, 2018Facebook Blog

Inside The Local News Subscriptions Accelerator: How The Boston Globe Used Cliffhangers to Generate Email Leads

By Joseph Lichterman, Senior Business Associate, The Lenfest Institute In November 2016, Boston Globe... See more »
April 20, 2018Facebook Blog

Spotlight on Local News: A Local Swedish Paper Connects Commuters and Affects Change Through Facebook Groups

By John Severinson, News Partnerships Upsala Nya Tidning (UNT), a Swedish paper serving the city of U... See more »
April 20, 2018Facebook Blog

A Diverse Music Community is a Very Good Thing

By Tamara Hrivnak, Head of Music Business Development and Partnerships, Facebook Independent artists ... See more »
April 16, 2018Facebook Blog

How CrowdTangle Became the Colts' 12th Man

By Carlin Scrudato, CrowdTangle Partnerships The Indianapolis Colts demonstrate exactly what it looks... See more »
April 16, 2018Facebook Blog

Inside the Local News Subscriptions Accelerator: How to Optimize Your Website to Drive Subscriptions

By Joseph Lichterman, Senior Business Associate, The Lenfest Institute Executives from 14 U.S. metro ... See more »
April 14, 2018Facebook Blog

Webedia's 5-Step Process to Maximizing the Branded Content Filter in CrowdTangle

By Carlin Scrudato, CrowdTangle Partnerships CrowdTangle helps many audience development and social m... See more »

Facebook Press Releases

January 6, 2021WebProNews

Required WhatsApp Change Shares Significant User Data With Facebook

WebProNews Required WhatsApp Change Shares Significant User Data With Facebook WhatsApp is making maj... See more »
December 16, 2020PressReleasePoint

Edgecore Networks Joins Facebook Connectivity's Express Wi-Fi Channel Partner Program

Edgecore Networks, a leading provider of traditional and open network solutions for enterprise, data ... See more »
December 14, 2020MarketersMedia

Drive Facebook Ads Webinar Helps Online Marketers on Getting more leads

Eddie Turpin held an informative webinar on Drive Facebook Ads and for a limited time, Online Markete... See more »
December 10, 2020PR Newswire

Dollar General Literacy Foundation and the Ad Council Further Adult Education Program in Partnership with Facebook Creative Shop

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dollar General Literacy Foundation and the Ad Council tod... See more »
December 4, 202024-7 Press Release Newswire

Socialhead and Facebook Shops Help Small Businesses Sell Online

Social commerce extraordinaire Socialhead is joining forces with Facebook to help SMBs reach more cus... See more »
November 17, 2020Business Wire

Facebook Presents Free Small Business Training at Nov. 19 FCEDA Tech4Growth Webinar

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Fairfax County (Va.) Economic Development Authority present... See more »

Facebook Videos

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Facebook Headquarters

1601 Willow Road

Menlo Park, California94025

650-543-4800

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Facebook Summary

ABOUT

Overview

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) is an online social networking service headquartered at 1 Hacker Way in Menlo Park, California (CA), that currently has over 1B monthly active users. It was founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, D...

CEO

Facebook's Chairman & CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, currently has an approval rating of 71%. Facebook's primary competitors are Google, Snap & Twitter.

Website

facebook.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Facebook

  1. When was Facebook founded?

    Facebook was founded in 2004
  2. Who is Facebook's CEO?

    Facebook's CEO is Mark Zuckerberg
  3. How much revenue does Facebook generate?

    Facebook generates $86B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Facebook have?

    Facebook has historically raised $31.8B in funding
  5. Where is Facebook's headquarters?

    Facebook's headquarters is in Menlo Park California, USA
  1. How many employees does Facebook have?

    Facebook has 35,587 employees
  2. What sector does Facebook operate in?

    Facebook is in Internet Software, Application Software, Social Media
  3. Who are Facebook's competitors?

    Facebook's top competitors are Google, Snap, Twitter
  4. Who has Facebook invested in?

    Facebook's has invested in companies such as Meesho, Eforall, Factory_OS