Facebook Fact Sheet

About Facebook

Founded in 2004, Facebook’s mission is to make the world more open and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them.


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901 million monthly active users at the end of March 2012.
Approximately 80% of our monthly active users are outside the U.S. and Canada.
526 million daily active users on average in March 2012.
488 million monthly active users who used Facebook mobile products in March 2012, and more than 500 million mobile monthly active users as of April 20, 2012.
During March 2012, on average 398 million users were active with Facebook on at least six out of the last seven days.More than 125 billion friend connections on Facebook at the end of March 2012.
On average more than 300 million photos uploaded to Facebook per day in the three months ended March 31, 2012.
An average of 3.2 billion Likes and Comments generated by Facebook users per day during the first quarter of 2012.
More than 42 million Pages with ten or more Likes at the end of March 2012.
Facebook is available in more than 70 languages.

Board Members

Mark Zuckerberg, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Facebook
Marc Andreessen, Co-founder and General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
Jim Breyer, Partner, Accel Partners
Donald E. Graham, Chairman and CEO, The Washington Post Company
Reed Hastings, Chairman and CEO, Netflix
Erskine Bowles, President Emeritus, the University of North Carolina
Peter Thiel, Partner, Founders Fund


U.S. offices include: Atlanta; Austin; Detroit; Chicago; Dallas; Los Angeles; Miami; New York; Seattle; Washington, DC; Prineville, Oregon.
International offices include: Amsterdam; Auckland; Brussels; Dublin; Hamburg; Hong Kong; Hyderabad; London; Madrid; Milan; Paris; Selangor; Sao Paulo; Singapore; Stockholm; Sydney; Tokyo; Toronto.

Facebook Executives

Mark Zuckerberg

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mark is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Facebook, which he founded in 2004. Mark is responsible for setting the overall direction and product strategy for the company. He leads the design of Facebook’s service and development of its core technology and infrastructure. Mark studied computer science at Harvard University before moving the company to Palo Alto, California.

Mark Zuckerberg


Sheryl Sandberg

Chief Operating Officer

Sheryl Sandberg is Chief Operating Officer at Facebook. She oversees the company’s business operations including sales, marketing, business development, human resources, public policy and communications. Prior to Facebook, Sheryl was Vice President of Global Online Sales and Operations at Google, where she built and managed the online sales channels for advertising and publishing and operations for consumer products worldwide. She was also instrumental in launching Google.org, Google’s philanthropic arm. Before Google, Sheryl served as Chief of Staff for the United States Treasury Department under President Bill Clinton where she helped lead the Treasury’s work on forgiving debt in the developing world. Earlier, she was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and an economist with the World Bank. Sheryl received a B.A. summa cum laude in Economics from Harvard University and was awarded the John H. Williams Prize for the top graduating student in economics. She received an MBA with highest distinction from the Harvard Business School. Sheryl serves on the boards of The Walt Disney Company, Women for Women International, the Center for Global Development and V-Day.

Sheryl Sandberg


David Ebersman

Chief Financial Officer

David is Chief Financial Officer of Facebook, where he leads the finance, facilities and information technology teams. Prior to joining Facebook in September 2009, David worked at Genentech Inc., a leading biotechnology company, most recently as its Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President. David joined Genentech in 1994 and served in a number of roles, including Senior Vice President, Product Operations; Vice President, Product Development; and Director, Business Development. Prior to Genentech, David worked as a research analyst at Oppenheimer & Company Inc. He serves on the board of Ironwood Pharmaceuticals and was selected as a Fellow in the Henry Crown Fellowship Program. David holds a bachelor’s in economics and international relations from Brown University.

David Ebersman