Facebook provides an excellent advertising medium with high targeting potential, but Snapchat is still in its infancy in this regard. So let’s take a brief look into the differences between Facebook and Snapchat.
Eddie O’ Driscoll, Managing Director of a digital marketing agency in Ireland & UK called DPFOC already created the perfect infographic to celebrate WhatsApp. And now as the MD of a digital marketing company he has created the perfect Facebook vs Snapchat infographic breakdown.
The founder of Facebook is none other than Mark Zuckerberg aged just 23 years when he started the social platform. The Snapchat founders include Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy aged 22 and 24 respectively on start-up.
When it comes to education both Spiegel (Studied Product Design) and Murphy (Mathematics & Computational Science) attended Stanford University of USA, Zuckerberg went to Harvard University, USA where he studied Computer Science.
Snap has no acquisitions, but Facebook has a few under its belt. Facebook purchased Instagram for $1 billion February 2012, WhatsApp in February 2014 for $19 billion and also Feb 2014 purchased Oculus for $2 billion.
Snapchat vs. Facebook profits: Snapchat has had no profits as of yet, Facebook has hit profits over $1.5 billion in 2013.
Facebook as of June 2014 had 7185 employees; Snapchat as of (LinkedIn’s August 2014) had 50+. Please more about founders backgrounds, headquarters’, net worth, controversies, features and usage via the Facebook vs. Snapchat infographic below – Thanks again DPFOC.