Our Culture
At Facebook, we are constantly iterating, solving problems and working together to connect people all over the world. That’s why it’s important that our workforce reflects the diversity of the people we serve. Hiring people with different backgrounds and points of view helps us make better decisions, build better products and create better experiences for everyone.
Careers at Facebook
Diversity and Inclusion at Facebook
"At orientation, they tell you, ‘This is your company now.’ Those words are quite literally painted on the walls. It’s a pretty amazing thing—from day one, your voice matters."
Grace S., Creative Strategist
"Everyone cares about the work they’re doing. We all want to help our community have the safest and most positive experiences possible."
Steven C., Engineering Manager
"Nothing at Facebook is somebody else’s problem. If you roll up your sleeves, sometimes you’re able to make impact where you may not have thought you could."
Payton I., Public Policy Manager
"There are diverse people from all over the world working here, but we have one thing in common: we are and always have been builders."
Alberto B., Software Engineer
Our Principles
Our principles are what we stand for. They are beliefs we hold deeply and make tradeoffs to pursue.
Give People a Voice
People deserve to be heard and to have a voice — even when that means defending the right of people we disagree with.
Build Connection and Community
Our services help people connect, and when they’re at their best, they bring people closer together.
Serve Everyone
We work to make technology accessible to everyone, and our business model is ads so our services can be free.
Keep People Safe and Protect Privacy
We have a responsibility to promote the best of what people can do together by keeping people safe and preventing harm.
Promote Economic Opportunity
Our tools level the playing field so businesses grow, create jobs and strengthen the economy.
Our Leadership
Mark Zuckerberg
Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Sheryl Sandberg
Chief Operating Officer
David Wehner
Chief Financial Officer
Mike Schroepfer
Chief Technology Officer
Chris Cox
Chief Product Officer
David Fischer
Chief Revenue Officer
Jennifer Newstead
General Counsel
See more about our leadership team
Our Offices
Offices in 80+ cities worldwide
Across North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific
17 data centers globally
To be supported by 100% renewable energy
Headquarters
1 Hacker Way
Menlo Park, California 94025
Our History
Mark Zuckerberg and co-founders Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes and Eduardo Saverin launch Facebook.
February 4, 2004
Facebook moves to Palo Alto, California.
June 1, 2004
Launch of the Facebook Wall, giving people a place to post messages to their friends.
September 1, 2004
1 million people are now active on Facebook.
December 1, 2004
thefacebook.com officially drops the “the” and becomes Facebook.
September 20, 2005
Launch of Facebook Photos.
October 1, 2005
Facebook for Mobile launches.
April 1, 2006
Facebook introduces the first version of the Facebook API.
August 1, 2006
Launch of News Feed.
September 5, 2006
Facebook expands registration so anyone can join.
September 26, 2006
Facebook Platform launches.
May 24, 2007
Facebook Video launches.
June 22, 2007
Facebook launches self-service Ads Platform and Pages.
November 6, 2007
Facebook Chat launches.
April 6, 2008
Facebook Connect is announced.
May 9, 2008
Facebook for iPhone launches.
July 10, 2008
New Facebook launches.
July 21, 2008
Introduction of the Like button.
February 9, 2009
New Facebook home page launches.
March 11, 2009
500 million people are now active on Facebook.
July 21, 2010
Launch of Facebook Places.
August 18, 2010
New Groups are introduced.
October 6, 2010
Launch of the new profile.
December 5, 2010
Facebook opens first, custom-built data center in Prineville, Oregon.
April 15, 2011
Messenger is introduced.
August 9, 2011
Timeline is introduced at f8.
September 22, 2011
Facebook announces acquisition of Instagram.
April 9, 2012
Facebook holds its initial public offering.
May 18, 2012
More than one billion people are active on Facebook.
October 4, 2012
More than 100 million people use Instagram every month.
February 26, 2013
Video on Instagram launches.
June 20, 2013
Facebook announces Internet.org.
August 20, 2013
Instagram Direct launches.
December 12, 2013
Donate launches
December 15, 2013
Facebook announces acquisition of WhatsApp.
February 19, 2014
Connectivity Lab at Facebook is announced.
March 17, 2014
Facebook announces acquisition of Oculus.
March 25, 2014
Safety Check is introduced.
October 15, 2014
Messenger Platform launches at F8.
March 25, 2015
Video Calling in Messenger launches.
April 27, 2015
Oculus Rift is introduced.
June 11, 2015
Instagram’s new Search and Explore launch.
June 23, 2015
One billion people use Facebook in a single day.
August 24, 2015
Facebook Live is introduced.
December 3, 2015
Facebook launches Reactions globally.
February 24, 2016
WhatsApp announces end-to-end encryption.
April 5, 2016
WhatsApp’s desktop app is introduced.
May 10, 2016
Introducing a new look for Instagram’s icon and app design.
May 11, 2016
More than 1 billion people use Messenger every month.
July 20, 2016
Instagram Stories launches.
August 2, 2016
Facebook Marketplace is introduced.
October 3, 2016
Workplace by Facebook is introduced.
October 10, 2016
WhatsApp introduces video calling.
November 14, 2016
WhatsApp Status launches.
February 20, 2017
Instagram Shopping is introduced.
March 21, 2017
New company mission is introduced at first Facebook Communities Summit.
June 22, 2017
2 billion people use Facebook every month.
June 27, 2017
1 billion people use WhatsApp every day.
July 26, 2017
Facebook Watch is introduced.
August 9, 2017
Facebook Community Boost program launches.
November 9, 2017
Messenger Kids is introduced.
December 4, 2017
WhatsApp Business App launches.
January 18, 2018
1 billion people use Instagram every month.
June 20, 2018
Instagram introduces Video Chat, a new Explore and new camera effects for Stories
June 26, 2018
New tools to manage your time on Facebook and Instagram are introduced.
August 1, 2018
Oculus Quest is introduced at OC5.
September 26, 2018
Portal and Portal+ are introduced.
October 8, 2018
Messenger 4 launches.
October 23, 2018
Mark shares his vision for a privacy-focused social platform.
March 6, 2019
Checkout is introduced on Instagram.
March 19, 2019
Oculus Rift S, a new PC VR headset, is introduced.
March 20, 2019
Novi is announced.*
June 18, 2019
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