Top Social Networking Websites – Part I

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Social networking websites are becoming more and more popular and vital for most people all over the world from the young to the old. Moreover, everyday there are millions of views to such websites. However, have you ever wondered how the office environment where the young and zealous engineers of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, MySpace, or Flickr. Let’s take a general overview of the top social networking websites and their offices as follows:

 

Facebook


With more than 400 million registered users and over 60 million status updates posted everday, Facebook is currently known as the world’s most popular social networking website worldwide. It is co-founded by Mark Zuckerberg, Chris Hughes and Dustin Moskovitz, who were roommates and fellow computer science students at Harvard University. In addition, Facebook’s office is located at Palo Alto, California, USA, and their employees have chances to work in the modern and convenient environment.

 


The entertainment zone of Facebook’s office in California, USA

The entertainment zone of Facebook’s office in California, USA

 


Modern facilities inside Facebook’s headquarters

Modern facilities inside Facebook’s headquarters

 


Cafeteria for employees of Facebook

Cafeteria for employees of Facebook

 

YouTube


Acquired by search-engine large Google in November 2006 for US$1.65 billion, YouTube is now the world’s most popular video sharing website. Last year, YouTube video stream top a massive 1.2 billion in a day. The video-sharing platform supports users to upload and share videos of various genres including comedy, news broadcasts, music, etc. The YouTube headquarters is located at San Bruno, California, USA.

 


The gyms for Youtube’s staff after hard work

The gyms for Youtube’s staff after hard work

 


Youtube’s office in California, USA also builds a modern swimming pool to improve employees’ health

Youtube’s office in California, USA also builds a modern swimming pool to improve employees’ health

 


The hall of Youtube’s headquarters are close to natural environment

The hall of Youtube’s headquarters are close to natural environment

 


Staff can relax by karaoke right at the headquarters

Staff can relax by karaoke right at the headquarters

 

Twitter


Twitter is the world’s leading micro-blogging platform with 54 million users and has moved into the sixth floor of 795 Folsom St., a 184,000-square-foot building which is owned by AOL. Moreover, the Biz Stone, Evan Williams or Jack Dorsey are known as the co-founders of Twitter.

 


Twitter also builds a modern kitchen for staff

Twitter also builds a modern kitchen for staff

 


Canteen of Twitter with two main color including white and black

Canteen of Twitter with two main color including white and black

 


The office is designed in the creative way to help employees feel comfortable when working

The office is designed in the creative way to help employees feel comfortable when working

 


The entrance to Twitter’s headquarters

The entrance to Twitter’s headquarters

 

 

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This article was published on 2010/06/01