CEO: Gene Hodges.

Revenue: $322.8 million in 2010; $313.7 million in 2009.

Net income: $18.7 million in 2010; net loss of $10.7 million in 2009.

No. of local employees: 300.

Headquarters: Sorrento Valley.

Year founded: 1994.

Stock symbol and exchange: WBSN on Nasdaq.

What makes the company innovative: It offers the first solution to help consumers, companies and connected users of Facebook keep away from viruses and unwanted content within Facebook.

Any Internet service that can attract 500 million users is bound to attract a few bad apples and Facebook certainly has had its share...

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