Police later gave the all clear.
The San Mateo bomb unit responded to the alert at the company’s campus in Menlo Park, according to the Menlo Park Police Department. No suspicious packages or devices were found, it said.
“We take the safety and security of our people at Facebook extremely seriously and are glad that everyone is safe,” the spokesperson said in a statement. “We are working closely with local authorities to investigate this threat and further monitor the situation.”
Menlo Park police said they were working with the New York Police Department to investigate the source of the initial tip, which was sent to the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers unit.