An Inside Look At Facebook’s Offices When It Was Just Starting To Take Over The World

decorated Facebook office

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With Facebook settling into its new office space in Menlo Park, we’re going to take one last look at its old offices.Our friends at Glassdoor provided us with photos from the smaller, less fancy offices, where Facebook went from a social network, to the social network.

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