Facebook is planning to hire thousands of more employees over the next year. Engineers will be hired in Palo Alto, Seattle, and New York.
“We will hire as many high quality engineers as we can here in New York,” stated Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. “We’re going to grow as quickly as we can in New York.”
Facebook currently has over 800 million members and is expected to go public next year. Currently Facebook has about 3,000 employees with 100 in New York itself. Currently the New York office houses marketing and recruiting employees. “We will be adding thousands of employees in the next year,” added Sandberg.