Mark Zuckerberg loses USD 7 billion in hours, WhatsApp, Facebook And Instagram Crash

Social media giant Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal wealth went down as he lost nearly USD 7 billion in a few hours after Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram suffered a global outage on Monday.

According to a Bloomberg report, Zuckerberg also slipped to the 5th spot in the billionaires’ list after Facebook stocks plunged due to the global outage. Zuckerberg, with a total wealth of USD 121. 6 billion, has fallen behind Bill Gates.

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

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

Facebook, WhatsApp And Instagram Suffered Major Global Outage

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger went down for millions of users, including in India. On Monday evening, as they were unable to send or receive messages on social media platforms.

“We are aware that some people are having trouble accessing our apps and products. We are working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible. Andy Stone, Facebook communications executive said in a tweet. We apologize for any inconvenience.

According to DownDetector, a website that tracks WhatsApp outages. 40 per cent users were unable to download the app, 30 per cent had trouble in sending messages. 22 per cent had problems with the web version.

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