Facebook and Instagram Sammy Boursiquot

Founded February 4, 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg (pictured here) at Harvard University. Facebook originally was only available at Harvard, and has gradually expanded. HQ'd at Menlo Park, CA as of 12/2011.

On April 9, 2012, Facebook announced its first big acquisition, Instagram, a photo and video application, for 1B. Instagram was launched in 10/2010 by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger.

Students at Facebook University

Facebook developed an internship program called Facebook University (FBU) for college students, in engineering or business in ethnically underrepresented communities. One specific program is Facebook University for Instagram, which is for sophomores and is hosted in Menlo Park, CA. Benefits include:

-Competitive Salary

-Company paid round-trip airfare to your work location

-Intern housing or monthly housing stipend provided

-Complimentary breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks

-Bike rental program, and access to employee shuttles


#1 Highest Rated Internship by Glassdoor; Best Places to Work by Glassdoor; Fortune 500; America's Best Companies to Work For by 24/7 Wall Street

Company Culture Features: "Hacker" Culture; Openness, humility, trust, community encouraged; Management looked on positively and open with employees

In 2015: sales of 17.9B (44% increase) and profit of 3.7B

Works Cited

"About Us." About Us • Instagram. Instagram, n.d. Web. 30 Nov. 2016.

"Company Info | Facebook Newsroom." Facebook Newsroom. Facebook, n.d. Web. 30 Nov. 2016.

"Facebook University." Facebook Careers. Facebook, n.d. Web. 30 Nov. 2016.

"Facebook University for Instagram." Facebook Careers. Facebook, n.d. Web. 30 Nov. 2016.

King, Hope. "Facebook Is Making More Money off You than Ever before." CNNMoney. Cable News Network, 27 Jan. 2016. Web. 330 Nov. 2016.

"What Is the Genesis of Instagram?" Quora. N.p., 12 Jan. 2011. Web. 30 Nov. 2016.

Working at Facebook. Glassdoor, n.d. Web. 30 Nov. 2016.


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