What companies does Facebook own? As this social media powerhouse continues to grow and expand its social network with new technologies, many have found themselves asking this very question. Since its first acquisition in 2005, it has spent more than $23 billion on a variety of tech, app, and software companies. A majority of these Facebook acquisitions were undisclosed to the public, so the true number is likely to be even higher.
Does Facebook own Instagram? Does Facebook own WhatsApp? The answers to these questions and more can be found in this chart that explores the many companies owned by Facebook and the technologies that accompanied these acquisitions.