Meta Platforms: Number of Employees 2010-2022 | META
Interactive chart of Meta Platforms (META) annual worldwide employee count from 2010 to 2022.
- Meta Platforms total number of employees in 2021 was 71,970, a 22.81% increase from 2020.
- Meta Platforms total number of employees in 2020 was 58,604, a 30.4% increase from 2019.
- Meta Platforms total number of employees in 2019 was 44,942, a 26.29% increase from 2018.
- Meta Platforms total number of employees in 2018 was 35,587, a 41.75% increase from 2017.
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Meta Platforms is the world's largest social media platform. The company's portfolio offering evolved from a single Facebook app to multiple apps like photo and video sharing app Instagram and WhatsApp messaging app owing to acquisitions. Along with in-house developed Messenger, these apps now form Meta's family of products used by billions of people on a monthly basis. Meta uses metrics like daily active users (DAUs) and monthly active users (MAUs) to measure Facebook's user base. Marketers buy ads that can appear on multiple platforms including Meta, Instagram, Messenger and third-party applications and websites. Meta, thanks to its huge user base gained a significant market share in the advertising space wherein it faces tough competition from Google, Twitter, Amazon and Snapchat-parent Snap. Meta also faces significant competition from the likes of Apple (messaging), YouTube (advertising and video), Bytedance (social media) and Tencent (messaging and social media).