Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Files An 8-K Other EventsItem 8.01 Other Events.
On December 6, 2018, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Facebook, Inc. (the “Company”) approved an increase of $9.0 billion in the amount authorized under the Company’s share repurchase program. The Board has previously authorized repurchases of up to $15.0 billion of the Company’s Class A common stock under the programsince it commenced in 2017, and this increase is incremental to the prior authorizations. The repurchase program does not have an expiration date and the timing and actual number of shares repurchased depend on a variety of factors, including price, general business and market conditions, and other investment opportunities. Shares may be repurchased through open market purchases or privately negotiated transactions, including through the use of trading plans intended to qualify under Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
About Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)
Facebook, Inc. builds products that enable people to connect and share through mobile devices and personal computers. The Company enables people to share their opinions, ideas, photos and videos, and other activities. Its products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp and Oculus. Facebook is a mobile application and Website that enables people to connect, share, discover and communicate with each other on mobile devices and personal computers. Instagram is a mobile application that enables people to take photos or videos, customize them with filter effects, and share them with friends and followers in a photo feed or send them to friends. Messenger is a messaging application available for mobile and Web on various platforms and devices. WhatsApp Messenger is a mobile messaging application that is used by people around the world. Oculus virtual reality technology and content platform allows people to play games, consume content and connect with others.