Employees of the American Corporation Facebook received permission to work remotely until June next year. This was reported on Thursday by the business Insider portal.
Most of Facebook's staff were moved to remote mode at the end of March, and in April, the company's Chief Executive, Mark Zuckerberg, said that it would be among the last of those to resume work in offices at the end of the new coronavirus pandemic. On May 6, Facebook management allowed all employees to continue working from home until the end of the year if they wish.
A week ago, Microsoft employees were also allowed to work remotely until January 19, 2021. Google announced last week that because of the pandemic, its employees will continue to work from home until July next year.
Revenue from Facebook, which owns the social network of the same name, increased by 11% in the second quarter of this year compared to the same period in 2019, amounting to $18.69 billion. The Corporation's net income in the second quarter of this year increased by 98% compared to last year's figures and reached $5.18 billion. The daily number of unique users of the social network amounted to 1.79 billion people, showing an increase of 12% compared to the second quarter of 2019.
According to the Johns Hopkins University, which conducts calculations based on data from Federal and local authorities, the United States leads among States in the number of both infected with the coronavirus and deaths: more than 4.86 million cases of infection and 159,841 deaths were registered in the country.