SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
200 WEST STREET

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10282

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
05/17/2012
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Facebook Inc [ FB ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Class A Common Stock 14,214,807 (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
200 WEST STREET

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10282

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
GOLDMAN SACHS & CO

(Last) (First) (Middle)
200 WEST STREET

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10282

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. In accordance with the Securities and Exchange Commission Release No. 34-39538 (January 12, 1998) (the "Release"), this filing reflects the securities beneficially owned by certain operating units (collectively, the "Goldman Sachs Reporting Units") of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, "GSG"). This filing does not reflect securities, if any, beneficially owned by any operating units of GSG whose ownership of securities is disaggregated from that of the Goldman Sachs Reporting Units in accordance with the Release.
2. The Goldman Sachs Reporting Units disclaim beneficial ownership of the securities beneficially owned by (i) any client accounts with respect to which the Goldman Sachs Reporting Units or their employees have voting or investment discretion or both, or with respect to which there are limits on their voting or investment authority or both and (ii) certain investment entities of which the Goldman Sachs Reporting Units act as the general partners, managing general partner or other manager, to the extent interests in such entities are held by persons other than the Goldman Sachs Reporting Units.
3. This statement is being filed by The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ("GS Group") and Goldman, Sachs & Co. ("Goldman Sachs", and together with GS Group, the "Reporting Persons"). Goldman Sachs is a wholly-owned subsidiary of GS Group.
4. GS Group beneficially owns directly 14,214,807 shares of Class A common stock, par value $0.000006 (the "Common Stock"), of Facebook, Inc.
5. The Reporting Persons disclaim beneficial ownership of all shares of Common Stock in excess of their pecuniary interest, if any, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that any such person or entity is the beneficial owner of, or has any pecuniary interest in, such securities for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or for any other purpose.
/s/ Yvette Kosic, Attorney-in-fact 05/17/2012
/s/ Yvette Kosic, Attorney-in-fact 05/17/2012
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