Google and Facebook have become prime internet destinations for most of the web users as a result of which both the companies are now active competitors for each other giving rise to a Facebook vs Google atmosphere (which luckily hasn’t turned ugly yet). These companies are not regular technological companies, they have changed the way how people interact over internet. Both the companies had modest beginning, Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in the year 1966 and Facebook was established by Mark Zuckerberg in 2004. At present, both these companies are headquartered at California and they have hired few most talented and skillful employees in the IT industry.
Google Inc, is a public corporation specialized in offering search engine services. It also offers free-to-user email service, mapping, office productivity and video-sharing services. Google over the recent years has developed a web browser also named ‘Google Chrome’ and a operating system that supports mobile devices – that is Android.
On other hand, Facebook is a privately owned social media networking website with huge user base. Users can send messages to friends in their list, add new friends, update profile information and update status to notify their friends. Thousands of Facebook applications allow users to share information, play games and socialize within the Facebook.
Facebook Versus Google Stats
These two top companies over internet are competing each other to grab the throne of the web market. Facebook with over 1 billion users is now the world’s most popular social media site and last year released its IPO (Initial public offering) for the first time. Google with over 153 million unique visitors occupies top spot.
In coming years, there is a huge need for making creative innovations in the digital advertising industry and recently Facebook have come up with a new way to advertise brand on main page which includes a video and pictures related to brand.
Facebook with its brand value has different advertising potential when compared to Google. Most of the advertising companies and brands are perplexed as to choose the best one among two for advertising and publicizing their product.
Both Google and Facebook share same popularity when it comes to the number of video viewers. But, Google on acquiring the video sharing site, ‘YouTube’ stands first on the chart and Facebook is ranked 2nd which has dominated and suppressed Yahoo.
It’s a well known fact that both Google and Facebook often filter candidates to hire the individuals of similar skill set. If a job aspirant is looking out for job in these leading tech companies, it will be difficult for him to choose any one based on the factors like company culture and compensation paid to employees.
Facebook vs Google Hierarchical Structure
The top most hierarchical levels of the company will always push themselves to hire people from top competitors in the business which provides an additional edge to the company as these individuals share information about future plan of their last worked company.
Here is a brief list of various professionals from different departments associated with these successful internet companies.
Hierarchical Structure of Facebook
Chairman and CEO: Mark Zuckerberg
Board of Directors:
- Reed Hastings
- Erskine Bowles
- Peter Thiel
- Jim Breyer
- Donald Graham
- Marc Andreessen
Hierarchical Structure of Google
CEO: Larry Page
Board of Directors:
- Paul Otellini
- Ann Mather
- John Doeer
- Sergey Brin
- Ram Shriram
- Shirley Tilghman
- John Hennessy