Just like it told us it would back in February, Facebook has started to move its first group of employees into Building 10 of its new Menlo Park campus in the old Sun Building on the Bayfront Expressway.
How do we know this? Well Facebook Product Architect Aaron Sittig has documented the move and the elaborate decorative elements involved in a Facebook album called “Building 10 at Night,” which we’ve included above.
Highlights: A phone booth (!), purple glazed windows, chalkboard paint, a tons of Unistrut benches and the re-incorporation of the Sun’s logo-etched glass doors for its conference rooms.
Facebook is the world’s largest social network, with over 1 billion monthly active users. Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg in February 2004, initially as an exclusive network for Harvard students. It was a huge hit: in 2 weeks, half of the schools in the Boston area began demanding a Facebook network. Zuckerberg immediately recruited his friends Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes, and Eduardo Saverin to help build Facebook, and within four months, Facebook added 30 more college networks. The original...