It’s 11:30 a.m. on a Wednesday morning. While average users flock to their Facebook account to brush up on the latest news stories or profile updates, the Facebook team in Palo Alto, Calif. conducts some serious business.
Wednesday marked the announcement of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as TIME’s 2010 Person of the Year. The news comes about a week after his company unveiled its newest profile page.
With more than a half-a-billion people choosing to share information on the social-networking site, TIME.com dug a little deeper into the methods behind Facebook’s newest features. Our cameras entered the company’s headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., speaking with product managers, designers, and engineers to get a sense of how ideas are shared and executed among the staff’s brightest minds.
To see the faces behind your new Facebook profile, watch the video above. When you’re finished with that, head over to TIME.com for all sorts of special Person-of-the-Year content, from photos of Mark Zuckerberg’s family album, to video of Zuckerberg’s thoughts on how information will be shared in the future.