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Dec 08, 2016, 08:10 ET Facebook's 2016 Year in Review

Every day people turn to Facebook to share the moments that matter most to them. Today we're highlighting the most talked about global topics in...


Dec 02, 2016, 11:00 ET Community Groups, Facebook, And The Cities Of East Palo Alto And Menlo Park Partner To Create Affordable Housing And Economic Opportunities

Envision Transform Build-East Palo Alto (ETB), a coalition of community groups, today formed an unprecedented partnership with Facebook (NASDAQ:...


Nov 02, 2016, 16:05 ET Facebook Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2016. "We had another good quarter," said Mark...


Jan 27, 2016, 16:05 ET Facebook Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Results

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2015. "2015 was a great...


Feb 04, 2015, 16:05 ET Facebook to Participate in the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) today announced that Brian Boland, Vice President, Advertising Technology will participate in the Goldman Sachs...


Jan 28, 2015, 16:01 ET Facebook Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results

 Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. "We got a lot...


Oct 06, 2014, 09:00 ET Facebook Announces Employment Inducement Grants

 Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) today announced that in connection with the acquisition of WhatsApp and the employment of Jan Koum as WhatsApp's...


May 14, 2014, 13:01 ET Facebook Announces Updates to New FbStart Program

Facebook today announced updates to FbStart, a program that provides mobile developers with free tools and services to help their startups...


Apr 01, 2014, 16:30 ET Facebook to Announce First Quarter 2014 Results

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) today announced that the company's first quarter 2014 financial results will be released after market close on...


Mar 25, 2014, 17:30 ET Facebook to Acquire Oculus

 Facebook today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Oculus VR, Inc., the leader in immersive virtual reality...


Feb 19, 2014, 17:07 ET Facebook to Acquire WhatsApp

 Facebook today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire WhatsApp, a rapidly growing cross-platform mobile messaging...


Feb 04, 2014, 16:05 ET Facebook to Participate in the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) today announced that Sheryl Sandberg, COO and David Ebersman, CFO will participate in a question-and-answer session at...


Jan 06, 2014, 09:00 ET Facebook to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) today announced that the company's fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results will be released after market...


Dec 20, 2013, 16:59 ET Facebook Announces Pricing of Follow-On Offering

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) today announced the pricing of its underwritten registered public offering of 70,000,000 shares of its Class A common...


Oct 30, 2013, 16:05 ET Facebook Reports Third Quarter 2013 Results

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) today reported financial results for the third quarter, which ended September 30, 2013. "For nearly ten years,...


Oct 01, 2013, 16:05 ET Facebook to Announce Third Quarter 2013 Results

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) today announced that the company's third quarter 2013 financial results will be released after market close on...


Aug 20, 2013, 22:58 ET Technology leaders launch partnership to make internet access available to all

 Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, today announced the launch of internet.org, a global partnership with the goal of making...


May 01, 2013, 16:05 ET Facebook Reports First Quarter 2013 Results

 Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) today reported financial results for the first quarter, which ended March 31, 2013. "We've made a lot of...


Apr 01, 2013, 16:05 ET Facebook to Announce First Quarter 2013 Results

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) today announced that the company's first quarter 2013 financial results will be released after market close on...


Mar 06, 2013, 16:05 ET Susan Desmond-Hellmann Joins Facebook Board of Directors

Facebook announced today that Susan Desmond-Hellmann, M.D., M.P.H., chancellor of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), has been...


Jun 25, 2012, 17:02 ET Facebook Names Sheryl Sandberg to Its Board of Directors

 Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) announced today that Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer at Facebook, has joined the company's board of...


May 17, 2012, 16:08 ET Facebook Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

 Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 421,233,615 shares of its common stock at a price to the...


May 07, 2012, 12:00 ET Facebook anuncia una herramienta de registro de donantes de órganos para salvar vidas

Facebook anunció la semana pasada una herramienta de donación de órganos para salvar vidas. Aquí está el mensaje de Mark...


Dec 02, 2011, 14:00 ET Facebook to Open Engineering Office in New York City in 2012

 To keep up with its rapid growth, Facebook today announced plans to establish an engineering presence in New York City and tap into the...


Oct 20, 2011, 10:00 ET Facebook Joins Labor Secretary Solis, Non-Profit Employment Groups in Announcing Social Jobs Partnership to Assist American Job Seekers

Today, Facebook, the U.S. Department of Labor, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), DirectEmployers Association (DE), and the...