Not only is Facebook trying to obtain dominance in the social media arena, the social networking company is also scooping up all the talent in Silicon Valley.
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According to the blog Top Prospect, Facebook has been successfully taking employees from other companies while holding onto their own. For every 15 people who left Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) for Facebook, Google was only able to take one employee from Facebook. Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) lost 30 employees to Facebook for every one it was able to bring over from the social networking company.
The most painful exodus was that felt by Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO). However, it wasn’t Facebook stealing the company’s employees, but rather LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD). Yahoo has lost 43 employees for every one to the professional network.