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Although still commonly referred to as Facebook, Meta Platforms Inc. is the parent company of a host of social media applications, including Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp. Founded in 2004 by current CEO Mark Zuckerberg as The Facebook, the company has grown far beyond its initial application, with offerings now available in nearly every country in the world. In 2021, Meta Platforms' revenue came in at $117.929 billion — up 37% from the previous year.
CEO: Mark Zuckerberg.
Facebook stock history: Facebook went public in May 2012, when the company was still officially called Facebook, and the ticker was FB. However, in late 2021, the company announced the new name of its parents company was Meta Platforms Inc., and the FB ticker symbol was replaced by the current META symbol in June 2022.