Facebook Outage: We are sorry, FB apologises as firm loses $7 billion in hours

Billions of users of the Zuckerberg's Social Media Apps regained access to the services late night after the team spent relentless hours to restore the sudden outage that shook the social Space on Monday.

Down Detector had reported wide complaint from the United State of America before individual reports from different countries on its comment section showed that the outage was world wide.

For more than 5 hours, Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp were down across many countries of the world while reports from the USA indicated inefficiency in the previous 24hours before the complete global outage, Down Detector revealed.

Facebook through its verified handle, about midnight, apologised for the sudden outage and announced that the services have been fully restored.

"We wanted to acknowledge the impact the outage has had on everyone who depends on accessing our apps and services every day.

"To the small businesses discovering new customers, groups bringing people together around shared interests, creators engaging with their communities, and families trying to connect: we’re sorry.

"We’ve been working hard to restore access and are happy to report our apps and services are coming back online now. Thank you for bearing with us and continuing to be the best part of Facebook," Facebook Team stated.

Also taking to his page, Mark Zuckerberg, the Founder and CEO of Facebook Inc wrote, “Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger are coming back online now. Sorry for the disruption today — I know how much you rely on our services to stay connected with the people you care about.”

With Monday’s outage of the Zuckerberg's apps, his personal wealth has fallen by nearly $7 billion, knocking him down a notch on the list of the world’s richest people, after a whistleblower came forward and outages took Facebook Inc.’s flagship products offline, according to Bloomberg.

The stock slide on Monday sent Zuckerberg’s net worth down to $120.9 billion, dropping him below Bill Gates to No. 5 on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. 

Mark had also lost about $19 billion of wealth since September 13, when he was worth nearly $140 billion, according to the Bloomberg index report.

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