NEW DELHI: Social media giant Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's personal wealth went down as he lost more than USD 6 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.
Mark Zuckerberg previously ranked at the third spot on Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. According to Bloomberg, the stocks of Facebook fell by 5 percent on Monday, adding to a 15 percent decline since mid-September.
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.