Facebook Co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg had lost $ 6.06 billion in almost a day. The social media website Facebook has been in disputes during the 2016 US presidential election. This is because Facebook data is stolen.
It is reported that the Political Data Analytics firm Cambridge Analytica had molested the data by hacking data of 50 million users during the 2016 US presidential election. Now the effect of Data Breach is also visible on the net worth of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Monday, social media website Facebook’s stock fell approx 6 percent. The reason for this is the report that says that Donald Trump’s campaign consultant Cambridge Analytica has tampered with the data of Facebook’s 50 million users to influence the US presidential election.
It is worth mentioning that since 2014, this is the biggest loss for Facebook in a day. Mark Zuckerberg is in Facebook with 40 million Facebook shares whose value is $ 68.5 billion. Talking about Mark Zuckerberg, he lost nearly $ 6.06 billion due to this reason.
Despite the $ 6.06 billion lost in a day, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is still in the list of Bloomberg’s billionaire list along with Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffett.
According to The Guardian’s report, on Monday, American senator Ron Weiden gave a list to Mark Zuckerberg, in which there were many questions related to Facebook Data Breach, whose replies have been asked until April 13.
Social media giant Facebook has said on Monday that they will audit Cambridge Analytica with the digital forensic company to find out if the company still has a copy of Facebook data or not.
Facebook said in the statement, “If this data is still there, it will be a violation of Facebook policy and we will not tolerate it in any way. It is like breaking the trust between the group.”
Facebook has placed a Digital Forensic firm to investigate the matter, which will audit Cambridge Analytica. For this, Cambridge Analytica has agreed that they will cooperate fully in this investigation and will give access to their server to check the data.
There has been no statement of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on this matter.