Facebook is an industry leader in social media integration. From IM and chat to video, their user-friendly formats have attracted millions of global users. Founded by Mark Zuckerberg in 2004, the California-based firm currently employs over 2,000 workers. With offices in 15 countries, the application is also available in multilingual formats. Facebook is even a popular hub for casual games, banner ads and Internet referral marketing. As of July of this year, the world-renowned social network service amassed 750 million users. This has secured Facebook’s spot at the top of the social media ladder. This innovative program was also featured in the Award winning movie, The Social Network.
Facebook’s current management team consists of Chris Cox, Sheryl Sandberg, and Donald E. Graham. While Cox serves as VP, Sandberg is the COO and Graham is Chairman of the Board. As Facebook continues to market its brand to mass audiences, it has also added an array of new enhancements and tools. This includes games, profile updates and captivating visuals. With unparalleled services, Facebook continues to be a driving force in social media relations.
Burt’s Bees is an American personal care products company. From skin care to personal hygiene, the company currently offers over 197 products worldwide. With distribution in over 30,000 global retail venues, Burt’s Bees uses all natural ingredients, and adheres to strict environmentally friendly practices. Founded in 1984 by Roxanne Quimby and Burt Shavitz, the company first sold candles and bottled honey. After the immense success of these products, they moved on to manufacture edible spreads, furniture polish and personal care products. The latter secured their position in the global marketplace, as an “Earth Friendly, Natural Personal Care Company.”
With legions of loyal customers, Burt’s Bees is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina. Its management team consists of VP Nick Vlahos, CFO Douglas Haensal, and CEO John Replogle. The team also features Michael Indursky, who heads the marketing and public relations group. While Clorox purchased the company in late 2007, its brands and products remain a distinct a widely utilized entity.