Social networking site – Facebook is expanding its presence in the UK. The company is moving to new offices in Covent Garden in London, and it will be renting a 36,000 square foot listed building in the area.

Joanna Shields, the company’s vice-president and managing direct of Europe, the Middle East and Africa, told the Telegraph:

“As Facebook’s growth continues, we are delighted to be expanding our operations in the UK with a move to a larger office in central London next year. With over 30 million people using Facebook every month in the UK, and over 750 million globally, we’re excited about the next phase in our development.”

Facebook opened its first London office back in 2007, and it currently employs seventy people, predominantly focusing on advertising sales.The UK operation of Facebook focuses mainly on sales of advertising and the company is looking to expand this operation in the UK, and obviously looking to increase their advertising sales.

Source: The Telegraph