Facebook's Menlo Park Campus

FastForward visits Facebook's Menlo Park Campus

ON LOCATION - October 2014

By Aidan Ament, Brianna Bernal, Margot Bickler, Joe Blair, Gemma Calandra, Bennet Carbone, Luca Evans, Madeleine Hawkes, Scott Hogan, Lauren Hopper, Nick Kostanecki, Ian Leonhardt, Rachel Richman, Eddie Rohosy, Jack Rousseau, Elena Sandell, Avery Van Ingen, Christine Watridge, Adley Weschler, Arthur Weschler, Aisha Whitney and Ellie Wynne; From The Bay School, Brandeis-Hillel Day, Branson, Convent of the Sacred Heart, GATE Academy, Katherine Delmar Burke, Marin Academy, Marin Catholic, Marin School of the Arts, Redwood High, San Domenico, Sir Francis Drake High, St. Ignatius College Preparatory, Tamalpais High and Urban School

Image of the FastForward Adventure Reporters on site at Facebook's Menlo Park campus What comes to mind when you think of an office building: bland cubicles, with employees hunched over their computers, mindlessly working in stale air? Come experience the magic of the Facebook campus in Menlo Park, California. It was like being transported to a completely different world, where workspaces become playgrounds for the imagination. Picture influences of The Grove in Los Angeles, an amusement park, with a twist of the tech industry, and you have the Facebook offices. The campus was created to look like a miniature town and was designed and built by architects who helped create Disneyland.

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Google Headquarters

Google Headquarters – Google Street Maps

ON LOCATION - October 2014

Image of the FastForward Adventure Reporters on site at Google headquarters Avirtual mirror of the world online? What more could we imagine from a company like Google? Arriving at their headquarters in Mountain View, we had a concept of what we were going to learn which quickly expanded beyond the limits of our imaginations.

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Change.org - What Will you Change?

FastForward reporters visit the office of the world's largest petition website

On Location: December 2013

By Joe Blair, Lizzie Chadbourne, Luca Evans, Matt Geffen, John Hassen, Katrina Horsey, Sarah Knopf, Alina Rainsford, Gloria Robinson, Eliza Ross, Sammi Siegel, Craig Smyth and Grace Weinswig – from Marin Academy, Marin School of the Arts, Mill Valley Middle, San Domenico, Sir Francis Drake High, St. Hilary, St. Isabella and Tam High Schools

Image of FastForwardWeb reporters on location at Change.org company headquarters Have you ever thought something wasn’t fair? Thought it was uncool, politically wrong, or just plain wrong? Want to make a change in the world, whether big or small? Then make a petition on the website that is dedicated to making people’s lives across the globe better: Change.org.

Inside the headquarters of Change.org located in San Francisco, FastForward reporters noticed everything was clean, and all the walls were white. Well, we found the inside fitting because Change.org is a website whose passion is help people clean up the world.

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