Biggest Companies of the 2012 Inc. 5000

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Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO
Menlo Park, Calif.

No. 295
2011 Revenue: $3.7 billion
Three-Year Growth: 1,264.34%

At this point, the words “I don’t use Facebook” are nearly as rare as a Mark Zuckerberg interview. Only eight years old, Facebook now boasts 955 million users and is available in 70 different languages. After going public in May, the company is focused on monetizing its mobile platform. CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who of course founded Facebook in 2004 from his Harvard dorm room, remains firmly in control.