Workforce of leading global online companies 2014-2018

This statistic shows the number of employees in internet companies from 2014 to 2018. During the most recently reported period, social media platform Facebook had a total of 35,587 full-time employees whereas Alphabet had 98,771 full-time workers.

Global employee figures of leading internet companies worldwide from 2014 to 2018

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Release date

June 2019



Survey time period

year-end 2014 to 2018

Supplementary notes

*In July 2015, PayPal split from eBay to become an independent company. There are no 2014 figures regarding PayPal employees in 2014.
Alibaba FY 2019 ended March 31, 2019.
Yahoo was acquired by Verizon Communications in June 2017. LinkedIn was acquired by Microsoft in December 2016.

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