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Updated Mar 7, 2014
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I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Facebook.

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Interview Question – Given a list of strings, return a list of lists, where each list consists of words that are anagrams." Example: Given ["cab", "cz", "abc", "bca", "zc"] the output should be: [ [ "abc", "bca", "cab"] , [ "zc", cz"]].   View Answer

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I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Facebook.

Interview Details – I've submitted my resume during one of the career fairs, and my recruiter emailed me back within a month. I had two interviews at school on two different days, and the decision was emailed back to me within a week. From then on, I was connected with a recruiter, who scheduled my flight and asked about my preferences...

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I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Facebook in January 2014.

Interview Details – I was given one problem for 45 minutes, it's a string parser. not hard, but the board was no larger than 27inches, there is no way the solution will fit in such a small board. then the interviewer suggested that to bring you own white board pen to the interview, so that you can write in smaller font

Interview Question – problem not hard.   Answer Question

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I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Facebook.

Interview Details – Met a recruiter at a career fair. Super nice, and seemed to get really interested once I mentioned that I wanted to do work relating to infrastructure. I got an on-campus interview after that, which was very straightforward. Mostly talked about projects, and the one technical question I got was basically just implementing a DFS. Thought I did well in the interview, but my recruiter never got back to me.

Interview Question – None. The question was asking given a string and a mapping of a character to another set of characters, print all the possible combinations of chars.   View Answer

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I applied through an employee referral and interviewed at Facebook.

Interview Details – Phone interview, guy was really nice and wasn't personally familiar with the language I was coding in (which was fine)

Interview Question – given a list of strings, return a list of lists of all the anagrams   Answer Question

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Ann Arbor, MI

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Facebook in February 2014.

Interview Details – I applied to Facebook at Career Fair in my university. They contacted me for on-campus interview about a week or two later.

Interview Question – I was to asked to code a function that computes the product of two numbers in string form and outputs the result in the string form.   Answer Question

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Palo Alto, CA

I applied in-person and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Facebook in May 2010.

Interview Details – I was referred to the position from a previous interview at another company. They were looking to fill the position relatively quickly. I had a phone interview with two people in the department, then had in person interview with three people in the department.

Interview Question – I was asked my opinion of NPS, or Net Promoter Score. I was not familiar with the metric at the time, which made it a more difficult question to answer.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I did not negotiate the rate, I was happy with the offer.

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Interview Details – Had two interviews. Both technical, and on-campus (at my college). Second interview was harder than the first.

Interview Question – Implement boggle   Answer Question

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I applied through college or university and interviewed at Facebook.

Interview Details – Two-round on-campus interview. Received offer several days later

Interview Question – All are general algorithm questions (Binary search tree, e.g.)   Answer Question

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Palo Alto, CA

The process took 2 days - interviewed at Facebook in February 2011.

Interview Details – I met them at Career fair and I got call in one week as they came for on campus interviews. For internship, I had two rounds of interviews. The interviews were basic programming/algorithm questions. The interviewer was calm and cool. He observed whether I write code without getting stuck in between.

Interview Question – Solve Dutch National Flag problem   View Answers (2)

Negotiation Details – no. i dint coz i had only one offer at that time

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