Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg loses $8.5b due to outage

A NZ Herald article.

Facebook’s share price has been walloped by today’s outage, stripping billions out of company CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal fortune.

Business publication Forbes reported that Zuckerberg has lost US$5.9 billion ($8.5 billion) off the back of the global outage of Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp.

This still leaves Zuckerberg with a cool fortune of around US$117 billion.

The company’s share price slipped 4.8 per cent off the back of the outage.

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