All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Menlo Park’

Facebook’s New Frank Gehry-Designed Office Opens Up – and Here’s What It Looks Like

In September of 2013, Facebook broke ground on its giant new campus – the one designed by Frank Gehry. The new 433,555 sq. ft. building is expected to be filled with some 2,800 Facebook employees. It also features a giant rooftop space – a park and a garden, complete with a bunch of solar panels. Well, Facebook just moved in. …

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Facebook Is Turning Its Campus into a Small Town

Facebook, like most large companies, hopes that its employees will eat, sleep, and breathe the job. Now, it looks like the company is taking that mantra literally – and they’re also adding drink, work out, and play to the mix. The company has announced plans to add a 630,000 sq. ft. housing community to its already massive Menlo Park campus. …

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Facebook Breaks Ground on Frank Gehry-Designed Second Campus

The construction on Facebook’s massive Menlo Park campus expansion has begun. The company has just broken ground on the second campus, which will be located across the street from the current campus. The 22-acre West Campus will house the new 433,555 sq. ft. building, which was designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry. It’s expected to be filled with some 2,800 …

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Facebook’s Frank Gehry-Designed Second Campus Gets the Green Light

Facebook’s second campus expansion has officially been approved by the Menlo Park city council. The second campus will be located on the other side of the road from their current campus. The 22-acre West Campus will eventually sport a 433,555 sq ft building, designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry. You may know Gehry as the man behind the Guggenheim Museum …

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Facebook Wants to Interview Poke Users, Places Ads

Facebook wants to know if you’re poking, and if so, exactly how you feel about poking. Poking, of course, is my childish way of talking about Facebook’s new standalone Poke app, which launched a few weeks ago. The social network is currently running ads for research participants on users’ homepages that say, “Facebook is seeking paid participants for phone research.” …

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Facebook Celebrates Poke App with New Menlo Park Sign

Out with the “like,” in with the “poke?” Facebook is promoting their brand new standalone app for ephemeral communications, Poke, by revamping their sign the sits in front of their Menlo Park headquarters. Facebook launched Poke last month, a rebranding of their longstanding but forgotten “poke” function. The Poke app allows users to send short-lived photo and video messages to …

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Zuckerberg, Sandberg Host Oldest Facebook User at HQ

101-year-old Florence Detlor graduated Occidental College in 1932, likes books, and lives in Menlo Park, California. She has an interesting title, as well: Oldest registered Facebook user. Or so says Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. Detlor visited her and CEO Mark Zuckerberg yesterday, and Sandberg posted a photo of it on Facebook. “Honored to meet Florence Detlor, who at 101 years …

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Frank Gehry Is Designing the New Facebook Engineering Building

Facebook is expanding, and they have just announced that the expansion is being designed by one of the modern icons of architecture. Frank Gehry will be behind the new addition to Facebook’s Menlo Park campus. You may know Gehry as the guy who built the Guggenheim Museum in Bilboa, Spain and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in L.A. Gehry, who …

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Facebook’s Menlo Park Expansion Approved

Menlo Park leaders officially have approved Facebook’s expansion of its headquarters in that town, which will allow the search giant to hire up to 6,600 new workers. Good news, considering that Facebook’s botched IPO put the company in the habit of actually taking money from people. Facebook presently employs roughly 2,200 workers at its Menlo park campus, and the city …

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A Look Inside Facebook Headquarters

Kenshoo’s Geoffrey Shenk, who previously worked at Google, visited Facebook offices and took a bunch of pictures. They are now posted on Google +. We have taken the cream of the crop and posted them here for you to enjoy. Or lament, when you realize your office has no chance of getting free snack bars and cafeterias around every corner. …

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