New Facebook office address in Thailand recently opened. Bangkok is the capital and the most populous city of Thailand.
In 2015, 37 million Facebook users, ranking it as the ninth-largest Facebook population globally, according to Zocial Inc, social media monitoring.
Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg announced Thursday that the company has opened its first office in Thailand, as it looks to lay deeper roots in Asia, report said.
The new Facebook address in Thailand opened on Thursday as the social network company expanded its presence deeper in Asia, the fastest growing region.
More than 34 million people in Thailand log into Facebook’s 1.5-billion user network each month, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg wrote on her Facebook page.
Thai Facebook users are some of the most engaged, Sandberg wrote, posting online three times more than the global average.
Aside from its new Facebook office address in Thailand, Facebook also revealed that 51 percent of its ad revenue in June came overseas, with fastest growth in mobile-first Asia.
Sandberg highlights one Thai female entrepreneur as an example of the platform’s growth in the country, and how it’s enabling small businesses to communicate with customers and fulfill orders.
“In less than four years, JQ Seafood has grown from one to 19 kitchens,” she said. “Entrepreneurs like Sureerat [Sriphromkam] are everywhere in Thailand – from the bustling street markets to the incredible malls – and we want to create more opportunities for them.”
Thais are the most active social network users in Southeast Asia. They spend an average of 2.35 hours per day on Facebook, 1.5 times higher than watching TV. “In Thailand, the number of postings is.
Nigeria had 15 million monthly active users as of June 30 this year, all of them using mobiles to like, share and upload content on the social network. In Kenya, 95 percent of the 4.5 million monthly active users did so via mobiles, according to Reuters report.