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Updated 2 Aug 2021

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phone interview starting with introducing yourself followed by two code questions. The first coding question is very standard coding question and the second one is a little more related to facebook's certain functionality

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I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Facebook

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I was contact by a recruiter out of the blue telling me how they are really impressed by my CV. From first moment the interaction felt very impersonal and hurried up. Yes I know you are reaching out to a lot of candidates but let's not forget you are still talking to a human. I then got scheduled for an interview which was cancelled last moment apparently because the interviewer was sick. We then moved on to reschedule. Two weeks later I show up for the (remote) interview. The interviewer was late 5 minutes and when he showed he did not really seem to bother. We then swiftly began the process. I struggled a lot understanding the interviewer accent who seemed even lazy to clearly articulate properly his words. He was talking but you were getting a sense that he did not really care if he was understood. I completely zoned out, but I answered well the coding questions which I share below. We then moved on to the product related questions which were pretty basic and what you typically find on the web. I answered, but the whole process was feeling like a disconnect and I had a feeling we were both there just because we had too. To sum up - worse interview process ever.

Interview Questions
  • Given the following data: Table: searches Columns: date STRING date of the search, search_id INT the unique identifier of each search, user_id INT the unique identifier of the searcher, age_group STRING ('<30', '30-50', '50+'), search_query STRING the text of the search query Sample Rows: date | search_id | user_id | age_group | search_query -------------------------------------------------------------------- '2020-01-01' | 101 | 9991 | '<30' | 'justin bieber' '2020-01-01' | 102 | 9991 | '<30' | 'menlo park' '2020-01-01' | 103 | 5555 | '30-50' | 'john' '2020-01-01' | 104 | 1234 | '50+' | 'funny cats' Table: search_results Columns: date STRING date of the search action, search_id INT the unique identifier of each search, result_id INT the unique identifier of the result, result_type STRING (page, event, group, person, post, etc.), clicked BOOLEAN did the user click on the result? Sample Rows: date | search_id | result_id | result_type | clicked -------------------------------------------------------------------- '2020-01-01' | 101 | 1001 | 'page' | TRUE '2020-01-01' | 101 | 1002 | 'event' | FALSE '2020-01-01' | 101 | 1003 | 'event' | FALSE '2020-01-01' | 101 | 1004 | 'group' | FALSE Over the last 7 days, how many users made more than 10 searches? You notice that the number of users that clicked on a search result about a Facebook Event increased 10% week-over-week. How would you investigate? How do you decide if this is a good thing or a bad thing? The Events team wants to up-rank Events such that they show up higher in Search. How would you determine if this is a good idea or not?
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I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Facebook in Mar 2021

Interview

1. I got a call from FB Recruiter who found me through linkedin, and had first discussion of general experience and also asked 5 basic SQL and python questions. 2. Next round is 1hr technical interview, where code will be written in coderpad. Interviewer is very helpful and it is more like a conversation, rather than interview. Some basic hints for python coding is also there which you can refer in case you stuck somewhere. The questions are all available in Glassdoor here. Please refer them and practice well.

Interview Questions
  • Python questions: 1. Replace None value with previous value present in a list. 2. Given a ´dictionary, print the key for nth highest value present in the dict. If there are more than 1 record present for nth highest value then sort the key and print the first one. 3. Given two sentences, you have to print the words those are not present in either of the sentences.(If one word is present twice in 1st sentence but not present in 2nd sentence then you have to print that word too) 4. Forgot another question you have to pass all the cases, specially on edge cases. SQL questions: 1. Mostly % calculation, also refer the questions available here in Glassdoor. Next will be my Onsite Interview of 3.30hr. If anyone can help me on that or else I will update later on that interview as well.
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Anonymous Interview Candidate

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I interviewed at Facebook

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The recruiter had reached out, did a recruiter phone screen to learn about the role, did a TPM phone screen for fit and resume, did a remote full loop to go over everything else

Interview Questions
  • Tell me about a time you resolved a disagreement with your team.
4 people found this interview helpful

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Anonymous Employee

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I interviewed at Facebook

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Overall awesome experience from recruiter to phone loop to onsite interview. Everyone was friendly, gave great insight into working at the company and the interview just felt a very smooth process

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Anonymous Interview Candidate

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I applied online. I interviewed at Facebook

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it was 45 mins interview, I was asked two questions. one was from algorithm and data structure, another was from iOS UI fundamentals. for each question 15-20 mins where assigned.

Interview Questions
  • 1. String palindrome, 2. API call during Search text field in TextEditDidEnd delegate method
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Anonymous Employee

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I applied online. I interviewed at Facebook

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Process very nice and good executed by my interviewer, very helpful and not challenging as expected. Thank you again, I am looking forward to work for them. I am not sure than

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Anonymous Interview Candidate

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I interviewed at Facebook

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The initial step was phone screening (If you have a referral, it is waived sometimes.). As the second step, I had 30 min App critique/ 30 min Portfolio review, and the final is On-site interview.

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Anonymous Interview Candidate

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I applied through an employee referral I interviewed at Facebook

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1. 20 minutes phone screening 2. 30 minutes phone interview with general questions about yourself and 3. 60 minute blue jean interviews with 3 recruiting leads; 20 minutes each with scenario based questions

Interview Questions
  • Tell me a mistake you could not fix, and what did you do about it?
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Anonymous Interview Candidate

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Difficult Interview
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I applied through an employee referral I interviewed at Facebook

Interview

2 phone screens (coding + linux systems) 5 round onsite (coding + linux systems + networking + behavioral + systems design) Overall a good experience even though I did not get an offer. Found the interview kind of fun actually.

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