Facebook's Menlo Park Headquarters Evacuated After Bomb Threat

A bomb threat prompted authorities on Tuesday to evacuate a building at the Silicon Valley headquarters of Facebook Close San Francisco, Authorities said, but hours after a sweep of This Construction Started there was no word of explosives Discovered.

Acker said the evacuation was confined to a three-story centre on campus which she said wasn’t the headquarters building, but a company spokesman said by email that”several” buildings on the site had been evacuated.

Shortly before 8pm, San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office bomb squad researchers with dogs trained to detect explosives were still combing the construction in question along with the evacuation remained in effect, Acker told Reuters by phone.

But Facebook and authorities said everyone was safe. Acker stated she’d received no advice of anything suspicious having been discovered inside the building.

“This is what we do for almost any bomb threat. We must be very thorough,” she added.

Another Silicon Valley company to face a security threat in yesteryear was YouTube.


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