Mark Tsukerbergom: Yves Herman / Reuters
The billionaire founder of Facebook, mark Zuckerberg for a day poorer by $ 7.2 billion after some large companies refused to advertise on the social network. About it writes Bloomberg.
On Friday, June 26, the share price of the company fell 8.3 percent after one of the largest advertising companies in the world, Unilever, announced the decision before the end of the year no longer spend money on advertising in all products Facebook, including Instagram.
From advertising in Facebook also refused companies such as telecommunications giant Verizon and one of the largest world manufacturers of confectionery products of the Hershey. Suspended the advertising and the Coca-Cola company. They said that Facebook failed amid protests in the United States “sufficiently to control the hate and misinformation on the platform.”
The combined wealth of the Zuckerberg dropped to $ 82.3 billion, follows from the Bloomberg Billionaire Index. He is on the fourth line in the rating of the richest people in the world.
The wave of protests covered the US in may 2020 after the death of the African-American George Floyd of ill-treatment during detention by the police. Unrest and riots swept dozens of American cities. In some States, they turned into riots, pogroms, looting, shooting and arson.
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