On February 1, Facebook made it official that the company has filed papers for IPO. The Social media giant has filed Form S-1 with Securities and Exchange Commision on February 1, 2012. Facebook requested for stock Symbol “FB” which forms an abbreviation of Facebook.
The application with SEC is a 213 page document explaining everything about Facebook and it’s 845 million active users. The form details of how much apps and websites are integrated with how many likes and comments people post on facebook every day. SEC document also explains Mark Zuckerberg has 56.9% of the control, James W. Breyer, Accel Partners, Dustin Moskovitz following the control chart. In 2011 Facebook had 3200 employees which is more that double they had in 2009. For other details about the social media company including likes, comments and all activity, checkout this nice Infographic designed by Dreamgrow.