Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg lost $29 billion on Thursday, and the company that owns the social media platform, Meta Platforms, posted a loss of 26 percent, or more than $200 billion, in a single day. It is the largest loss in the history of the company, as well as among American companies in one day.
Zuckerberg currently owns about 12.8 percent of Meta. According to Forbes magazine, Thursday’s strike brought Zuckerberg’s net worth to $85 billion. The American biweekly indicates that with the loss of $ 29 billion, the head of the famous social network is now in the 12th place of the richest people in the world.
On Wednesday evening, Meta presented a report which says that the average daily number of active Facebook users in the last quarter of 2021 fell for the first time in the 18-year history of the service.