Meta Platforms, Inc., formerly known as Facebook, Inc., is an American technology company that specializes in social networking and online communication. The company was founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg, along with his college roommates and fellow students at Harvard University. The company is headquartered in Menlo Park, California, and employs over 60,000 people worldwide. Meta Platforms is primarily known for its flagship product, Facebook, which is the world's largest social networking platform, with over 2.9 billion monthly active users.
The company also owns and operates several other popular social media and communication apps, including Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger. In addition to its products and services, Meta Platforms is also known for its controversies related to data privacy and political influence. Meta is a second-chance employer and considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Interested applicants should reach out to them directly.