Mark Zuckerberg loses USD 7 billion in hours after global outages of WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram

New Delhi: Social media giant Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal wealth They lost nearly USD 7 billion in just hours after suffering a global outage on Monday on Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram.

According to a Bloomberg report, Zuckerberg also slipped to 5th place in the list of billionaires facebook stock Fallen due to global outage. With a net worth of $121.6 billion, Zuckerberg is behind Bill Gates.

Notably, a flurry of companies pulled ads from Facebook Inc’s network after social media giant apps like WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger suffered a major global outage yesterday.

Mark Zuckerberg Previously ranked third on Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index. Facebook shares fell 5 percent on Monday, a 15 percent drop since mid-September, according to Bloomberg.

Apologizing for the disruption to the services of Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram, the tech giant’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg has offered a personal apology to its millions of users worldwide and said the services are returning online on Tuesday.

“Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger are now back online,” Zuckerberg said in a Facebook post. “Sorry for the disruption today – I know how much you trust our services to stay connected to the people you care about,” he said.

WhatsApp said on Twitter early Tuesday, “Apologize to those who haven’t been able to use WhatsApp today. We are slowly and carefully getting WhatsApp working again. Thank you very much for your patience.” . We’ll keep it up. Keep you updated when we have more information to share.”

Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram suffered a major global outage Thousands of users in India are unable to use these digital platforms on Monday evening.

Facebook owns the photo sharing platform Instagram and the messaging platform WhatsApp. The outage is estimated to have started around 9 PM IST. Users complained that they are unable to use any of the three services.

A Facebook spokesperson said, “We know that some people are having trouble accessing our apps and products. We are working to get things back to normal as soon as possible and apologize for any inconvenience caused.” Huh.”

The company did not specify the reason for the global outage. A tweet shared by Instagram said, “Instagram and friends are having a little hard time right now, and you may have problems using them. Stay with us, we’re on it! #instagramdown”.

Microblogging platform Twitter was flooded with tweets about the outage as netizens shared posts and memes about the outage. Facebook as well as its other platforms have the largest number of users in India.

According to government data shared earlier this year, India has 53 crore WhatsApp users, 41 crore Facebook users and 21 crore Instagram users.

By Naveen Bharat Staff


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