Facebook to increase UK employees by 500 in 2017

Facebook will expand its presence in the UK by 50% when it opens its new London headquarters in 2017, the US technology giant has announced.

It will hire 500 additional employees, including engineers, marketers, project managers and sales staff.

“The UK remains one of the best places to be a tech company,” said its London-based executive, Nicola Mendelsohn.

Facebook’s new headquarters will be in Fitzrovia at a site that is currently undergoing redevelopment.

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