• 03.21.12

Take A Tour Of Facebook’s Million-Square-Foot Campus

To set the scene for Fast Company’s cover feature on Mark Zuckerberg, E.B. Boyd takes us on a walk-through of Facebook’s giant Menlo Park HQ.

To an outsider, Facebook’s one million-square-foot Menlo Park campus, opened in Dec. 2011, might look like just another tech geek’s toybox–full of touchscreens and graffiti and free bikes and liquor and gear. But it’s all designed to serve creativity and make navigation and access to people and tools as easy as a Like button (and to provide a few creature comforts). As part of our research that lead to Fast Company‘s April cover story on Mark Zuckerberg, we took a stroll through the new Facebook Friend factory–still a work in progress–and asked a few questions about the features that make it a hackers haven.


Click through the slide show above to see where the magic happens (Bonus: Spot Zuck!)

About the author

E.B. Boyd (@ebboyd) has holed up in conference rooms with pioneers in Silicon Valley and hunkered down in bunkers with soldiers in Afghanistan.