Facebook to increase UK staff by 50%
Facebook also plans to open its new headquarters in London next year.
The US social network giant has announced to increase UK employees by 50% hiring 500 additional staff.
Vice-president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Facebook Nicola Mendelsohn announced the expansion at the Confederation of British Industry conference.
"The UK remains one of the best places to be a tech company," Ms Mendelsohn said.
The personnel is to include engineers, marketers, project managers and sales staff.
"Many of those new roles will be high-skilled engineering jobs as the UK is home to our largest engineering base outside of the US," Ms Mendelsohn added.