Facebook CEO got richer by $30 billion in 2 months
Due to the corona pandemic, the global economy has hit quite badly. Almost, all the industry has stepped down whereas, there is one man who has grown his wealth tremendously in the short period.As per the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, has added $30 Billion to his wealth in the last 2 months.
Facebook wealth surges up!!
In the middle of March, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had an estimated wealth of $57.5 Billion but now his wealth has grown up to $87.5 Billion.
Facebook had a busy two months, Messenger rooms were allowed to interact with 50 people on the same call. It can also be used for those who are on Whatsapp /Instagram. Interestingly, one doesn’t need to have a Facebook account to attend the call. However, to host or start a call, one needs to have a Facebook account.
Zuckerberg, In an Interview with Verge commented that work from home had created a positive impact on Facebook’s employees. He said,
“The thing that’s been positively surprising to people is that people are more productive working from home than people would have expected. Some people thought that everything was going to just fall apart, and it hasn’t. And a lot of people are saying that they’re more productive now”.
Also, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’s wealth grew by 30%. The fortunes of US billionaires rose 15 percent in the two months since the coronavirus pandemic hit, a study found, with Amazon boss Jeff Bezos and Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg seeing massive gains. The more than 600 billionaires in the United States became even richer as tech stocks rose during virus lockdowns, an analysis of data by two think-tanks published Thursday said.
As we all knew that Facebook has integrated, Instagram, Whatsapp, and Messenger. Due to this lockdown, as we are locked up at home, these social media platforms have become a great boon to us by spending time with it. This opportunity gave Facebook a tremendous wealth within 2 months.
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