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  • Robert Tu (R2)

Who's new on ๐‚๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ข๐›๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ข๐ซ๐ž list?

Updated: Jan 9

๐‚๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ข๐›๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ข๐ซ๐ž -

Someone who is worth at least USD$100 billionโ—
Twelve ZEROs ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ $100,000,000,000

Imagine 1 person's wealth๐Ÿ’ฐ divided among all Malaysians, everyone can get approximately RM 13,125 ๐Ÿค‘


Mark Zuckerberg crossed the milestone after shares in the social network surged.


The 36-year-old is also Facebook's chairman and controlling shareholder (fullhdpictures.net)

Who else are in the list of ๐‚๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ข๐›๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ข๐ซ๐ž?

1) Amazon's Jeff Bezos

Amazon's Jeff Bezos (thanks to Time.com)

2) Microsoft's Bill Gates

Microsoft's Bill Gates (thanks to CNBC.com)

3) FB's Mark Zuckerberg


How did Mark becomes The World's 3rd Centibillionaire?


Zuckerberg's wealth got its latest bump as Facebook's stock climbed 6.5% Thursday (6/8/2020), a day after the company launched its TikTok clone, Reels, on Instagram. The release of the short video feature came just as US President Donald Trump threatened to ban TikTok, the Chinese-owned app that has exploded in popularity over the last year.


Trump made good on that threat Thursday, issuing an executive order that would block TikTok from operating in the United States if its Chinese owner, ByteDance, doesn't sell the business to a US firm within 45 days.


The introduction of Reels also came a week after Facebook reported strong earnings. Last Thursday, the company said it had reached a new record of 3 billion users across its platforms, including WhatsApp and Instagram.


The company also noted that it had benefited as more people around the world stayed home because of the pandemic, pushing up its engagement numbers over the quarter that ended in June.


Facebook shares are up almost 30% so far this year, adding $22 billion to Zuckerberg's wealth.

(thanks to CNN Business)

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