Profile: Facebook Inc (FB.O)
23 Mar 2018
Facebook, Inc., incorporated on July 29, 2004, is focused on building products that enable people to connect and share through mobile devices, personal computers and other surfaces. The Company also enables people to discover and learn about what is going on in the world around them, enables people to share their opinions, ideas, photos and videos, and other activities with audiences ranging from their friends to the public, and stay connected by accessing its products. The Company's products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp and Oculus. The Company also engages in selling advertising placements to marketers. Its advertisements let marketers reach people based on a range of factors, including age, gender, location, interests and behaviors. Marketers purchase advertisements that can appear in multiple places, including on Facebook, Instagram, and third-party applications and Websites.
Facebook enables people to connect, share, discover and communicate with each other on mobile devices and personal computers. There are various ways to engage with people on Facebook, including News Feed, which displays an algorithmically-ranked series of stories and advertisements individualized for each person. Instagram enables people to take photos or videos, customize them with filter effects, and share them with friends and followers in a photo feed or send them directly to friends. Messenger allows communicating with people and businesses alike across a range of platforms and devices. WhatsApp Messenger is a messaging application that is used by people around the world and is available on a range of mobile platforms. Its Oculus virtual reality technology and content platform offers products that allow people to enter an interactive environment to play games, consume content and connect with others.
The Company competes with Google.
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Company Web Links
- UK investigators search London office of firm at center of Facebook data storm |
- U.S. lawmakers formally ask Facebook CEO to testify on user data
- Musk deletes Facebook pages of Tesla, SpaceX after challenged on Twitter
- BRIEF-Facebook Reassuring Advertisers, Users That Individuals' Personal Data Is Being Protected- WSJ
- BRIEF-Cambridge Analytica's Acting CEO Comments on Data Privacy Issue