A Meta employee described the office as “like a city within a city,” with “delicious Indian food and free snacks.”
The Meta staff member, who claimed to work for Instagram, made the remarks on Wednesday, December 21 in a post on the anonymous professional networking site Blind.
They also stated that “my doctor/gym/massage is all in the office” and that “stepping into the office is like teleporting to another universe.”
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The employee went on to list some of the other employment benefits such as health insurance, and eye care.
The post also appeared to indicate that the employee supported the company’s culture and perks.
“Meta products are the most interesting and influential in the world,” they said. “Half the world uses at least one Meta product.
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If you get bored you can switch to another product. There’s endless projects to pick up on. And with all that, the work/life balance is the best.”
According to the staff member, Meta workers are “part of an elite, highly-selective club,” adding that people are “impressed” when they learn that they work for Instagram and are treated better as a result.
“I’ve worked at Amazon before and the lack of perks and prestige basically feels like a prison compared to what I have now,” they said. “I will be working here forever. Why hurry to retire? I’m already at the finish line.”
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The post, titled “Meta is more than just a job, it’s a way of life,” received 145 likes and over 700 comments. Some of them in agreement with the views of the Meta employee but others were quite controversial and in disagreement with this employee’s point of view.
Blind’s comments are anonymous but to establish authenticity it does request that users sign up with their work email so that it can “gauge the professional status” of users, according to its website.
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It allows the site’s users to see where their contributed work, but all other information is kept private.
Meta did not respond to a request to comment on this subject from Business Insider.
Source: Business Insider
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