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Facebook Announces 800 New Jobs For UK In 2018

Facebook's new office will be home to its first startup incubator Facebook's new office will be home to its first startup incubator
Laurie Berry | 04 December, 2017, 14:57

Views of Facebook's new office at Rathbone Place in London.

The office is likely to be Facebook's biggest engineering hub outside the confines of the US.

Facebook will open its new office in London on Monday 04 December as it plans to add 800 jobs in the city in 2018, reports Reuters.

Nicola Mendelsohn, Facebook's Europe, Middle East and Asia vice-president, praised the U.K.as a tech company base. The new building will house developers and sales staff. Facebook joins a number of large tech companies doubling down on their presence in London, despite the ongoing uncertainty about the UK's pending exit from the European Union.

United Kingdom police officer stops van falling off bridge
Despite the dramatics, Willis claims he was just doing his job. "It's great that you're a twitter user and you're in a position to share".

The new office is situated just off Oxford Street, the British capital's central shopping hub, and incorporates the company's first in-house startup incubator called LDN_LAB. The message is clear: "London is open, and tech is the flag bearer".

If Facebook's logistics are to be believed, close to 2,300 people will work for the United Kingdom branch of the company by the end of next 2018.

Facebook's LDN_LAB will invite UK-based start-ups to take part per three month long programmes created to help kick start and accelerate their businesses.

Facebook experts from disciplines including engineering, product and partnerships will work with the companies as part of the initiative. This country has been a huge part...

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