By the numbers

Facebook's $5 billion IPO: By the numbers

Everyone from CEO Mark Zuckerberg to the graffiti artist who decorated Facebook's offices is about to get very rich off one of the biggest filings in tech history

Facebook finally filed to raise $5 billion in an initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission late Wednesday afternoon. The social network, which began as a "decidedly private Harvard hangout, has begun the process of going absolutely, totally, unabashedly public," says John C. Abell at Reuters. The SEC-1 filing contains some startling revelations about the company, from its commitment to a "hacker manifesto" (the belief "that something can always be better and that nothing is ever complete") to the gargantuan paydays for a number of investors. Here's a look at Facebook's filing, by the numbers:

$5 billionInitial funding sought by Facebook, in one of the largest IPOs ever filed by a technology company

$75 to $100 billionEstimated overall value of the social network — which may command "a valuation more than five times higher than Google Inc.," says Bloomberg Businessweek.

$3.71 billionFacebook's annual revenue

85Percentage of annual revenue in 2011 accounted for by advertising

12Percentage of annual revenue in 2011 accounted for by Zynga, the third-party company responsible for the game FarmVille

$30.9 millionCOO Sheryl Sandberg's compensation for 2011

$18.65 millionCFO David Ebersman's compensation for 2011

$1.49 millionCEO Mark Zuckerberg's compensation for 2011

$1Mark Zuckerberg's annual compensation starting 2013, "following his idol Steve Jobs," says TechCrunch

28Percentage of Facebook owned by Mark Zuckerberg; his personal worth could potentially grow to a "staggering" $24 billion

$500,000Initial investment by billionaire Peter Thiel in 2004 in exchange for 44.7 million shares

$2 billionPotential value of Thiel's shares post-IPO

$200 millionPotential payday for graffiti artist David Choe, who painted the interior of Facebook's first headquarter for shares instead of "thousands of dollars," says the New York Times

845 millionActive users on Facebook

425 millionActive monthly mobile users of Facebook products

2.7 billionAverage number of likes and comments per day

Sources: Bloomberg Businessweek, New York TimesTechCrunch, Reuters (2), USA Today, Wired

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