In 2007, Facebook opened their first office in New York. Since then, Facebook New York has grown to more than 2,900 employees and continues to play a central role in the development of a number of the company's global products and technologies.
Today, Facebook New York's office on Broadway sits in the famous John Wanamaker building, a former department store founded by Philadelphian John Wanamaker as his NYC flagship store. The company currently occupies seven floors within the building, a dedicated lobby space and the roof deck. Engineering teams based in this office include: Instagram, News, Messenger, Business Directory, Enterprise Engineering and Web Speed along with the Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research (FAIR) team.