Facebook's Revenue Per Employee Is Comparable To eBay

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There has been continued speculation about Facebook’s projected revenue for 2009 and many have posted estimates in the range of $400 to $500 million. If those are truly accurate estimates, Facebook’s revenue per employee falls somewhere between Adobe and eBay based on revenue estimates provided by Royal Pingdom. For a company which has yet to find a “breakthrough” revenue model, it’s most definitely producing competitive results.

Does that mean Facebook’s revenue will scale proportionally to the number of employees they hire? Probably not but considering the large number of employees allocated to non-revenue generating activities (fighting spam,...

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