Facebook, the world's largest social network, began operating on 4 February 2004 as a network for students at some US universities. The founder and chairman of the service is Mark Zuckerberg.

Facebook, Inc. is headquartered in Menlo Park, California, USA. The company also owns Instagram, WhatsApp and virtual reality helmet developer Oculus VR. Its main revenue stream is advertising.

Facebook, Inc. is one of the largest Internet companies in the world, ranked 157th in the Fortune 500 list of the largest U.S. corporations.

Facebook was founded in the summer of 2004. It was headed by entrepreneur Sean Parker, Zuckerberg's unofficial advisor. In June 2004, Facebook moved to Palo Alto, California. That same month, it received its first investment from PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel. The company dropped the article The from its name after it bought the domain name facebook.com for $200,000 in 2005. According to Zuckerberg, it was a logical next step. In order to join the school network, an invitation was required. Facebook subsequently extended access to the service to employees of several companies, including Apple Inc. and Microsoft. On September 26, 2006, Facebook became available to anyone age 13 or older with a valid email address.

On October 24, 2007, Microsoft announced that it had acquired a 1.6% stake in Facebook for $ 240,000,000, resulting in a total company value of about $ 15 billion. Microsoft obtained the rights to place international advertising on the website. In October 2008, Facebook announced the opening of its international headquarters in Dublin, the capital of Ireland. In September 2009, the first profit was announced. [In November 2010, according to SecondMarket Inc., a private equity market, Facebook was valued at $ 41 billion (slightly more than eBay). Thus, it became the third largest web company in the US after Google and Amazon. According to The New York Times, Facebook's capitalization as of January 2, 2011 was $ 5 billion.

On 17 May 2012, Facebook has held an initial public offering (IPO) on the NASDAQ stock exchange. As a result of the IPO, the company's assets were valued at $104 billion.

The world-famous network cannot help but attract investors from all over the world. The AOE is no exception. Let's look at how to invest in Facebook shares in the United Arab Emirates.

We warn you right away that this review is not your plan of action, but only a short cheat sheet that you may want to use when discovering a large world of investment.

Information on Facebook shares
Information on Facebook shares

How to invest in Facebook shares in UAE?

Investing in stocks is an activity that is gaining more and more popularity all over the world. In modern unstable times, people are trying to find a way out, how to save their money from depreciation and get a stable additional income. And if the previous investment was a lot of extremely influential and quite wealthy people, now any average resident of UAE has the opportunity to prove himself as a trader.

It is not necessary to live in a big city, one of those recognised by the financial centres of Europe or America. As a resident of the remotest town in UAE, you can trade the shares of big, world-renowned companies like Facebook and have an initial $10 to get off to a good start in the world of big investments. Unbelievable, but true.

In this quick overview, we look at the option of investing in Facebook shares in UAE. We will pay special attention to the online investment option, as well as find out what an online trading platform is and what to look out for when buying shares online.

Trading Conditions for Facebook Shares
Trading Conditions for Facebook Shares

There are several investment methods. You choose the one that suits you, depending on your wishes about the timing of profit or the degree of risk.

One of the investment options is the dividend income method, when you invest a certain amount of money in a company and receive a guaranteed, pre-agreed amount of income. In this case, the amount of profit varies greatly depending on the company's internal policy and is determined by the shareholders' meeting. The frequency of payments also depends on the decision of the company's founders.

You can also go for long-term investments and have the opportunity to make profits in the future. This investment option is considered the safest but not the most profitable, as you will not make a profit for a long time. This type of investment is not suitable for those who need to make profits as soon as possible.

Internet trading is the most popular option, but also the most risky and dynamic. Everything is simple: you buy shares at a lower price and then sell them at a higher price, thus making a profit. As the stock market changes almost overnight, sometimes the price of a share can change dramatically within an hour. Thus, you can make a profit very quickly. However, it should not be forgotten that the share price can fall just as quickly, so the possibility of making a quick profit is associated with great risks. A trader must understand the laws of the market, as well as closely monitor all factors influencing the share price. Changes in political and economic processes within the country and globally, technogenic situations, the financial state of the company... all of these have an impact on stock price fluctuations. 

Investing in Facebook shares is a good option. Over the past year, the value of the company's shares increased by 35.23% and their value continues to rise.

How to buy Facebook shares in UAE?
How to buy Facebook shares in UAE?

How to buy Facebook shares in the UAE?

If you are looking for options on how to invest in Facebook stocks in UAE, start by looking for online brokers that work with those stocks. Check what trading reputation this broker has, what user reviews of its platform and whether it can be trusted. The brokerage company must have a licence to conduct this type of activity from the relevant authorities. When choosing a broker, give preference to the one with the most experience in the market. Also pay attention to the convenience of using the online trading platform offered by the broker. The platform should have a demo version for the possibility of test trading, access to various indicators for analysing price fluctuations in the market, as well as up-to-date information about the company you plan to invest in.

Once you have selected a suitable online broker, you will need to complete the registration process on the online trading platform. The procedure takes no more than five minutes, you only need to provide your first and last name and your e-mail address. Do not use a fictitious e-mail address, as you will have to confirm it using the standard procedure. 

Registrating on the investing platform
Registrating on the investing platform

When you enter your login details to the platform, the system will ask you to open a demo or live account. It is recommended to start with a demo account. A Demo account is a great way to try out trading and see for yourself how online trading works, without the risk of losing money because you are using fictitious money. The amount of this fictitious money is usually $10,000, which is enough for training. Moreover, you can renew the demo account as many times as you need. 

Of course, you will not be able to withdraw money from your demo account.

How to open an account?
How to open an account?

To make a real profit, you have to make real trades, not training trades. 

To do this, replenish the live account by selecting the "deposit" option and using any of the payment systems specified on the platform, deposit at least $10 into the account.

Remember that investing involves certain risks and possible financial losses, so start with small amounts and be prudent in your decisions and actions.

How to start investing in Facebook shares in the UAE?

Because modern technology has simplified access to trading platforms and made it possible to initiate investment activities even for the average UAE citizen, it may seem that investing is easy. But in reality, investing is a whole science, which has its own laws, has its own patterns and requires a person who has decided to learn its fundamentals, perseverance and care. If you have decided to engage in investment, you should develop the habit of continuously following the changes in the stock market, as well as understanding what economic processes are taking place in the country and in the world, because they have a direct impact on the fluctuations of the stock market. On the online trading platform you can also find a "news" tab where you will find the latest news about listed companies from reliable and reputable publications. 

Investment platform for trading Facebook shares
Investment platform for trading Facebook shares

Facebook is one of the most interesting companies in the world just to invest in. The value of its assets is constantly increasing, as well as the expansion of the markets. 

Therefore, we recommend you to try investing in Facebook in UAE and feel the benefits of investing in a successful company.

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