N.B.: This evaluation refers to 2018 and one for the current year is not available.

FACEBOOK, INC.Company logo

United States of America (US)

OpenCorporation rating: 9.55 on 100

Ranking 2018: 1676 on 568 companies

Primary NACE classification:
Other information technology and computer service activities (6209)

Company description

This company primarily operates as a social networking company, based in the United States. With registered head office located in Palo Alto in California, the United States, the company was founded by Mark Zuckerberg in 2004 in Cambridge, Massachusetts with his college roommates and fellow computer science students Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes while he was a student at Harvard University. The company is the world's largest social network, with more than 500 million users. It operates the www.facebook.com website, a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. The site enables its members to look up friend's Web pages, as well as share photos and videos. Users can add friends and send them messages, and update their personal profiles to notify friends about themselves. In addition, users can join networks organized by city, workplace, school, and region.

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Latest news about facebook, inc.

16 February 2020 - 12:00

Facebook, Zuckerberg: "Pronti a pagare più tasse"

Mark Zuckerberg, il padrone di Facebook a sorpresa da Londra e da Monaco dove ha partecipato ieri al "summit sulla sicurezza" compie un primo passo in avanti dicendo: "Capisco che ci sia frustrazione per come le Big Tech sono tassate in Europa, ma noi appoggiamo la riforma e crediamo sia necessaria, anche se questo comporterà un incremento del prelievo fiscale nei nostri confronti in base ad un nuovo quadro. Anche noi vogliamo una riforma fiscale globale".

28 January 2020 - 12:00

US Companies suspended operations or instituted travel restrictions to China

Facebook is the first major U.S. technology company to ban all non-essential travel to the country. Other companies including Disney, McDonald’s, Starbucks and Ford Motor have either suspended operations or instituted travel restrictions there. Apple shares fell on Monday amid concerns that the company, which has high revenue exposure in China, would be hurt by any impact the coronavirus might have on consumer spending.

› source:  CNBC, of Annie Palmer

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