“Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger are now returning online. We apologize for today’s outage. “ its founder Mark Zuckerberg wrote on a well-known social network after almost six hours of blackout. It was a moment that millions of users were waiting for.
Portal Downdetector, which records errors in services around the world, described it as the largest they have ever experienced, with more than 14 million reports.
Zuckerberg’s unusual events came at a cost. Shares of Facebook closed at $ 326.23 on Monday, down nearly five percent, the biggest daily fall since November.
The American ‘s portfolio, which also includes Messenger and WhatsApp, according to Bloomberg index impoverished by more than six billion dollars, his assets were estimated at 122 billion dollars. This is the most significant recent drop among the 500 rich people who reached the rankings.
Millions of new registrations
Facebook, Google’s second largest seller of online advertising, lost about $ 545,000 in revenue in the United States each hour. But while Zuckerberg was struggling with a major outage, other communication platforms were booming.
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