Facebook, Inc.

Facebook, Inc.

Facebook, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

2004

Headquarters

1 HACKER WAY, MENLO PARK, CA, 94025

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

44.9K

Industries

Internet Software & Services
Computer Software
Other Business & Consulting Services
IT Consulting & Services

Company Description

Facebook, Inc. operates as a social networking company worldwide. The company engages in the development of social media applications for people to connect through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces. It enables users to share opinions, ideas, photos, videos, and other activities online. The firm's products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Oculus. The company was founded by Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris R. Hughes, Andrew McCollum, and Eduardo P. Saverin on February 4, 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

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Executives & Employees

Co-Founder

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Vice President & General Counsel

Global Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Revenue Officer

Chief Privacy Officer

Chief Product Officer

Chief Information Security Officer

Chief Accounting Officer

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Owners & Shareholders
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The Vanguard Group is an American investment management company based in Malvern, Pennsylvania, that manages approximately $3.4 trillion[1] in assets. It is the largest provider of mutual funds and now the second-largest provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the world after BlackRock, with about $451 billion in ETF assets under management, as of March 2015.[3] It offers mutual funds and other financial products and services to retail and institutional investors in the United States and abroad. Founder and former chairman John C. Bogle is credited with the creation of the first index fund available to individual investors,[4] the popularization of index funds generally,[5] and driving costs down across the mutual fund industry.

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FMR may use a variety of methods of security analysis in managing client assets to select investments including fundamental analysis, quantitative analysis and cyclical analysis. They may also use general macro-economic analysis as a component of its security analysis methods. In addition to relying on public financial statement information, the firm may use extensive corporate visits and interviews with issuer management teams in conducting research. When it comes to the management of the client assets according to the investment objectives, FMR may use a variety of investment strategies including, but not limited to, investing in stocks and other public and private equity securities, bonds and other debt securities of all types and repurchase agreements for those securities, real estate related investments of all types, derivatives, currency spot and forward trading, other investment funds, including exchange traded funds and FMR’s or its affiliates’ central funds. They may also engage in securities lending to parties such as broker-dealers or other institutions.

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Price Associates uses a complex and multifaceted approach to investment analysis and asset management decisions. They integrate ESG factors into their investment research process. The firm focuses on the ESG factors they consider most likely to have a material impact on the performance of securities in client accounts. Price Associates also focuses on their analytical process on three areas of research: the industry, the contracts issued, and the creditworthiness of each individual issuer.

Recent Transactions
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Facebook, Inc. purchases Jio Platforms Ltd. from Reliance Industries Limited

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Facebook, Inc. purchases Ready at Dawn Studios LLC

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Facebook, Inc. purchases Mapillary AB

Insider Transactions
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Transaction Advisors
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Advised onFacebook, Inc. purchases Instagram, Inc.

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Advised onFacebook, Inc. purchases LiveRail, Inc. from Pond Venture Partners Ltd.

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Advised onFacebook, Inc., Instagram LLC purchase Giphy, Inc.

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Advised onFacebook, Inc. purchases Instagram, Inc.

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Advised onFacebook, Inc. purchases LiveRail, Inc. from Pond Venture Partners Ltd.

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Advised onFacebook, Inc. purchases Instagram, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
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Co-Chair, Media, Entertainment & Technology Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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Co-Chair, Antitrust & Competition Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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Global Chair of Cyber, Data, Privacy & Internet Practice Group at Cooley LLP

Clients

Square, Inc. engages in the provision of credit card payment processing solutions. It is a cohesive commerce ecosystem that helps sellers start, run, and grow their businesses. The firms sellers downloads the Square Point of Sale mobile app, they can quickly and easily take their first payment, typically within minutes. Its system, sellers gain access to features such as next-day settlements, digital receipts, payment dispute management, data security, and Payment Card Industry compliance. The firm offers additional point-of-sale services, financial services, and marketing services. The company was founded by Jack Dorsey and Jim McKelvey in February 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

IAC/Interactive Corp. engages in media and Internet business. It operates through the following segments: ANGI Homeservices, Vimeo, Dotdash, Search, and Emerging and Other. The ANGI Homeservices segment offers repairing, remodeling, cleaning, and landscaping through category-transforming products under HomeAdvisor, Angie's List, Handy, and Fixd Repair brands. The Vimeo segment operates a global video platform for creative professionals, small and medium businesses, organizations, and enterprises to connect with their audiences, customers, and employees. The Dotdash segment includes a portfolio of digital brands that provide information and inspiration in select vertical content categories. The Search segment includes the iconic Ask.com website among a broader collection of reference websites and desktop applications that aim to help people easily find and connect with the information they need. The Emerging and Other segment comprises of platforms Care.com, The Daily Beast, Mosaic Group, Bluecrew, and NurseFly. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Blizzard, Inc. is a worldwide online, PC, console, handheld and mobile game publisher with leading market positions across every major category of the rapidly growing interactive entertainment software industry. Activision Blizzard's portfolio includes best-selling video games such as Call of Duty® as well as Spider-Man™, X-Men™, James Bond™ and TRANSFORMERS™, leading franchises such as Spyro™ and Blizzard Entertainment's® StarCraft®, Diablo®, and Warcraft® franchises including the global #1 subscription-based massively multi-player online role-playing game, World of Warcraft®. Activision Blizzard maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia, India, China, South Korea and the region of Taiwan

Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$749B
Total Enterprise Value
$547B
Earnings Per Share
$6.43
Revenue
$70.7B
Net Profit
$18.5B
EBITDA
$34.7B
EBITDAMargin
49.12%
Total Debt
$11.1B
Total Equity
$101B
Enterprise Value Sales
7.73x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
15.44x
TEVNet Income
29.57x
Debt TEV
0.02x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
36.76%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
41.49%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
$500
12/31/2016
Political Donations
$2,500
2014
$500
2014
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Sorting Hat Technologies Pvt Ltd. engages in the development of software for educational platform. The firm offers online lessons and specialized courses through its platform Unacademy. The company was founded by Sachin Gupta, Hemesh Singh, Gaurav Munjal, and Roman Saini in 2015 and is headquartered in Bangalore, India.

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Cushion AI, Inc. provides financial security software solution. It offers artificial intelligence which allows users to avoid financial banking fees, such as late fees, automated teller machine fees, foreign transaction fees, interest charges, and monthly service fees. The company was founded by Paul Kesserwani and Fazil Mohamood in 2016 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Jio Platforms Ltd. engages in the provision of internet broadband services. The firm also offers Internet Protocol (IP) services. The company was founded on November 15, 2019 and is headquartered in Ahmedabad, India.

Investors
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Executive at Palantir Technologies, Inc.

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Former Chief Technology Officer at Turn, Inc.

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Executive Vice President-Sales, Strategy & Productivity at Tripactions, Inc.

Suppliers
DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. Consumer Services | Washington, DC

DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) and leading owner, developer, operator and manager of wholesale data centers. The Company's data centers are highly specialized, secure, network-neutral facilities used primarily by national and international Internet and enterprise companies to house, power and cool the computer servers that support many of their most critical business processes. Well known industry leaders, including Microsoft, Yahoo! and Facebook, entrust DFT to provide continuous power and cooling to their computer servers and network equipment that support their critical business processes. Our Clients recognize the valued business partnership afforded to them when leasing computing space with us. The combination of our robust data center designs and our superior operating methods carried out by our seasoned, experienced Operations staff, provides our Clients with the optimum data center experience. This allows our Clients to focus on their core competencies while leveraging DFT’s expertise in the design and operation of the data center infrastructure.

CoreSite Realty Corp. Trusts & Funds | Denver, CO

CoreSite is rooted in interconnection. We began in 2001 operating two of the world's most densely connected, carrier-neutral data centers: One Wilshire in Los Angeles and 55 S. Market Street in San Jose, California, home to the original MAE West. Now publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: COR), CoreSite supports more than 750 customers across 14 data centers in nine major U.S. markets. The needs of our customers continue to evolve with innovation in applications and changing end-user demand, creating a need for more than just colocation. CoreSite delivers flexible, scalable, and customer-focused data center and interconnection services that facilitate your company's growth.

Next Fifteen Communications Group Plc Other Business & Consulting Services | London, United Kingdom

Next Fifteen Communications Group Plc provides communications services. The firm includes agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications. The company was founded by Thomas W. Lewis and Mark Adams on August 12, 1981 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Competitors
Tencent Holdings Ltd. Internet Software & Services - Shenzhen, China

Founded in November, 1998, Tencent has grown into one of China's largest and most used Internet service portal. Since its establishment over the last decade, Tencent has maintained steady growth under its user-oriented operating strategies. On June 16, 2004, Tencent Holdings Limited (SEHK 700) went public on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It is Tencent's mission to enhance the quality of human life through Internet services. Presently, Tencent is providing value-added Internet, mobile and telecom services and online advertising under the strategic goal of providing users with "one-stop online lifestyle services". Tencent’s leading Internet platforms in China – QQ (QQ Instant Messenger), QQ.com, QQ Games, Qzone, 3g.QQ.com, SoSo, PaiPai and Tenpay – have brought together China's largest Internet community, to meet the various needs of Internet users including communication, information, entertainment, e-commerce and others. As of Sep 30, 2011, the active QQ users accounts for QQ IM amounted to 711.7 million while its peak concurrent users reached 145.4 million. The development of Tencent has profoundly influenced the ways hundreds of millions of Internet users communicate with one another as well as their lifestyles. It also brings possibilities of a wider range of applications to the China’s Internet industry. Looking forward, Tencent remains committed to enhancing its development and innovation capabilities while strengthening its nationwide branding for its long term development. More than 50% of Tencent employees are R&D staff. Tencent has obtained patents relating to the technologies in various areas: instant messaging, e-commerce, online payment services, search engine, information security, gaming, and many more. In 2007, Tencent invested more than RMB100 million in setting up the Tencent Research Institute, China's first Internet research institute, with campuses in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen. The institute focuses on the self-development of core Internet technologies, in pursuing its development and innovation for the industry. Tencent's long term vision is to become the most respected Internet enterprise. In order to fulfill corporate social responsibilities and to promote civil Internet communities, Tencent has been actively participating in public charity programs. In 2006, Tencent inaugurated the Tencent Charity Fund, the first charity foundation set up by a Chinese Internet enterprise, and the public charity website gongyi.qq.com. The website focuses on youth education, assisting impoverished communities, care for the disadvantaged, and disaster relief. Tencent has currently begun a number of public charity projects across China. It strives to help build a harmonious society and to become a good corporate citizen

Twitter, Inc. Internet Software & Services - San Francisco, CA

Twitter, Inc. is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. It provides a network that connects users to people, information, ideas, opinions, and news. The company's services include live commentary, live connections and live conversations. Its application provides social networking services and micro-blogging services through mobile devices and the Internet. The company can also be used as a marketing tool for businesses. It’s products and services include Twitter, Periscope, Promoted Tweets, Promoted Accounts and Promoted Trends. Twitter was founded by Jack Dorsey, Christopher Isaac Stone, Noah E. Glass, Jeremy LaTrasse, and Evan Williams on March 21, 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Alphabet, Inc. Internet Software & Services - Mountain View, CA

Alphabet, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the business of acquisition and operation of different companies. It operates through the Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment includes its main Internet products such as ads, Android, Chrome, hardware, Google Cloud, Google Maps, Google Play, Search, and YouTube. The Other Bets segment consists of businesses such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Verily, Waymo, and X. The company was founded by Lawrence E. Page and Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin on October 2, 2015 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #157
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #157
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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