Zuckerberg loses 5.9 billion dollars in the hours before the fall of whatsapp, facebook and instagram

The fortune of the CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, was reduced on Monday at about $ 5,900 million after a bad session on Wall Street in which the social netwo

Zuckerberg loses 5.9 billion dollars in the hours before the fall of whatsapp, facebook and instagram

The fortune of the CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, was reduced on Monday at about $ 5,900 million after a bad session on Wall Street in which the social network.

However, even though the day's news related to whatsapp blackout, Facebook and Instagram, Facebook actions experienced its collapse during the hours prior to the disconnection of social networks.

At the opening of the day yesterday at Wall Street the price of Facebook actions was $ 335.50 per share and was devalued during the first hours of the session up to 325.55 dollars at the time of blackout, which is He produced at 5:40 pm Spanish (11:40 hour from New York).

However, during the time that passed between the Facebook blackout and the close of the New York Stock Exchange (with the blackout yet to be resolved) Facebook actions remained stable and experienced a timid rise between $ 325.55 From blackout and $ 326.23 at the closure of NASDAQ.

With present marked by media, commercial and political problems, Facebook has lost 7.74% in Wall Street in the last five days, and more than 13% in the last month.

According to figures from Forbes, this descent assumes that Zuckerberg's fortune has been at 117,000 million dollars, which relegates it to the sixth place of the richest people in the world.

Bloomberg, on the other hand, estimates that the Facebook creator now accumulates 121,000 million dollars, so it would be the fifth richest on the planet, behind Bill Gates.

The actions of the Social Network were ballasts on Monday in the New York parquet for the interruption of the Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp service worldwide, an incident that has prolonged for several hours and from which the case is unknown.

In addition, the company has been seriously affected by information that began to take three weeks ago the Wall Street Journal, which reveals that Facebook managers know that the company's platforms (Instagram, whatsapp and messenger, in addition to the Social network itself) are, in many cases, harmful to users.

The situation has been aggravated after the informant responsible for filtering the press documents, the Facebook Exemployed Frances Haugen, 37, gave this Sunday an interview with the popular US television program "60 minutes".

Hugen, who renounced last April to his team in charge of protecting the electoral processes in the social network, explained in that interview that during his time on Facebook was surprised by the lack of will on the part of the company to solve problems that They were causing harm to users, and from which the firm was constancy, since the criterion of business benefit was always raised.

Updated Date: 09 October 2021, 07:26

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