Facebook is the world’s largest social networking company. The company was founded’ in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg while in college at Harvard. Headquartered in Menlo Park California, the company’s core business revolves around providing a platform where people can connect and share anything through mobile devices personal computers, among other surfaces.
The company’s product line also includes Instagram that allows people to share photos, video, and messages, Messenger for connecting with friends and businesses. It also includes WhatsApp a messaging app.
Facebook went public in 2014 in an IPO that valued it at $104 billion, the largest in history. The company boasts of a primary listing on the NASDAQ stock exchange and considered one of the big four tech giants.