$33 Billion For Facebook...What Else Could That Buy?

$33 billion is a lot of money, here's what else it could buy...

  • Pay each of its 1,500 staff $22 million

  • Pay each of its 500 million users $66

  • Could buy Coca Cola (13.6) + Harley Davidson (6.6) + Delta Airlines (11.3) + Twitter (1 – according to its 2009 valuation) all other numbers according to their Financial Times 500 market valuations

  • Buy everyone in the world a cup of Starbucks coffee (the most popular brand on Facebook) - $23.1 billion

Paul Shepherd

I've worked in digital communications for around 15 years, and specialised in social media for the past three. Passionate about new technologies, media, and the impact it has on businesses bottom line, I try to bring that passion to every campaign for every brand we work with.