What does Facebook do?
Facebook is the world’s largest social media networking website. Users of the platform create their own profiles, which allows them to exchange messages, photos and videos with fellow users known as ‘friends’.
The company has acquired a number of leading social media platforms in recent years, most notably Instagram and WhatsApp.
When was Facebook started?
Facebook was formed in 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg and four other Harvard University students. It started as a digital campus directory, and steady growth over the years has led to the company reporting an impressive 2.2 billion monthly active users by the end of March 2018.
Where does Facebook operate?
Facebook is based in Menlo Park, California. The company has a number of offices located around the world.
Where is Facebook traded?
Facebook is listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange. You can trade the Facebook share price, or buy Facebook shares, with IG – find out more here.