Facebook Opens Thailand Office

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg announced that the social network opened its first office in Thailand.

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl SandbergĀ announced that the social network opened its first office in Thailand.

Sandberg said in a Facebook postĀ that the social network has 34 million monthly active users who post three times more than the global average.

She also shared a video featuring small business owner Sureerat Sriphromkam, writing:

Sureerat Sriphromkam is one of them. She owns a small business called JQ Seafood, which delivers freshly cooked seafood to homes in Bangkok. She does everything through her Facebook pageā€“from talking to customers to filling orders. In less than four years, JQ Seafood has grown from one to 19 kitchens.

Entrepreneurs like Sureerat are everywhere in Thailandā€“from the bustling street markets to the incredible mallsā€“and we want to create more opportunities for them. We’re grateful for the chance to partner with businesses like JQ Seafood and help more people in Thailand connect to the people and things they love.

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david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
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