FB Meta Platforms

Deborah Crawford VP, IR
Mark Zuckerberg CEO
Sheryl Sandberg COO
Dave Wehner CFO
Eric Sheridan UBS
Brian Nowak Morgan Stanley
Justin Post Bank of America
Ross Sandler Barclays
Doug Anmuth JP Morgan
Youssef Squali SunTrust
Heather Bellini Goldman Sachs
Mark Mahaney RBC
Mark Shmulik Bernstein
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Good afternoon. My name is Mike and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Facebook Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speakers’ remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session. will call This Instructions] be recorded. [Operator much. very Thanks Ms. Relations, Deborah begin. Investor Crawford, Vice President Facebook’s you may of

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Dave Wehner

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Eric Sheridan

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Mark Zuckerberg

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Brian Nowak

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Mark Zuckerberg

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Dave Wehner

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Ross Sandler


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Sheryl Sandberg


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Doug Anmuth

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Sheryl Sandberg

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Mark Zuckerberg

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Dave Wehner

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Youssef Squali

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Mark Zuckerberg

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Dave Wehner

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the from from Sachs. question line Bellini comes next Heather of your And Goldman

Heather Bellini

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Dave Wehner

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from Mark comes of the from next line RBC. Your Mahaney question

Mark Mahaney

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Sheryl Sandberg

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Dave Wehner

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Deborah Crawford

we time have for Operator, question. one last


question last Mark of the Shmulik Your comes line from Bernstein.

Mark Shmulik

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Dave Wehner

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Mark Zuckerberg

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Deborah Crawford

We speaking Great. appreciate your Thank to you forward look us for joining again. today. with and time we you


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