Zuckerberg's Facebook Picture Hints at Walmart Partnership

Samantha Murphy
Zuckerberg's Facebook Picture Hints at Walmart Partnership

Mark Zuckerberg posted a picture on on Friday while visiting Walmart's corporate headquarters in Bentonville, Ark., furthering speculation that the social network is looking to grow its partnership with the retailer.

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shows Zuckerberg and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg meeting with Walmart executives in what looks like a board room.


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The news comes as Walmart and Facebook is to make an announcement as early as Saturday regarding its partnership.

"Wal-Mart is an important partner for Facebook and we look forward to working together to deepen that relationship," Facebook said in a statement to . "In addition, we admire the company Wal-Mart has built over the past 50 years and believe we can learn from their experience and management team about building a strong, durable and valuable company for the long term."

It's unclear at this time what that could mean for both companies. Walmart is already a major advertiser on the site, and the retailer has carried Facebook Credits -- gift cards for virtual money that can be sent via Facebook games such as Farmville -- since 2010.

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This story originally published on Mashable .