Facebook Inc. (FB), the social networking website started by Mark Zuckerberg in 2004, has evolved into a huge company. After becoming profitable in 2010, it had its IPO in 2012. The company has a market cap of over $176 billion and an earnings-per-share in 2014 of $1.10. Since its founding, Facebook has purchased many different companies, the most famous of which were Instagram in 2012 and WhatsApp in 2014. Let’s take a look at the top 11 companies that Facebook has acquired over the years. Insidermonkey experts made a article on biggest companies acquired by Facebook.
Facebook also acquired both Karma and face.com to improve its social networking service. Karma was a gift-giving service that has since been used to develop Facebook Gifts, and face.com had technology that Facebook now uses to recognize faces and find your friends whenever you upload new pictures. You can also check our list of 12 Most Expensive Acquisitions Made by Google.