PICS: Inside Facebook's new Joburg office

Jun 14 2017 16:33
Kyle Venktess, Fin24

Johannesburg - The world's biggest social networking website, Facebook, opened its new African office in Bryanston, Johannesburg with the new building custom designed for the the popular networking platform.

Nunu Ntshingila, head of Facebook Africa, said its continental operations had expanded considerably from its initial five staff members and that the company needed bigger premises, which catered for Facebook's special needs. The social network giant had previously rented office space in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg.

The new building in Bryanston houses local Facebook employees, and boasts numerous meeting rooms that enables staff to connect with Facebook's international team.

The office even caters for young moms returning to work, with a unique mother's room. Each of the building's three floors are adorned by local artwork. 

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