Facebook Running Ferry Service for Employees

Social network starts own water-based shuttle service.

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    Ahoy! It's time to float to work at Facebook.

    The Menlo Park-based social network giant has started running a ferry service from San Francisco to Redwood City.

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    Facebookers are clicking like on the ability to ride the boat from Pier 40 near AT&T Park to Redwood City, where a shuttle then takes them 10 minutes to the Facebook campus, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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    The Facebook catamaran so far makes one full trip up and down the Peninsula per day, according to a Facebook spokesperson. It carries up to 30 people and offers free coffee and Wi-Fi, the newspaper reported.

    This is a trial program. Facebook will not say if it is looking into making it permanent.

    Mountain View-based Google has previously operated a ferry program on a trial basis from the East Bay and the City.