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Zuckerberg Loses $6 Billion in Hours as Facebook Plunges

  • CEO drops to No. 5 on list of world’s richest, below Gates
  • Stock slide knocks his net worth down to $121.6 billion
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Mark Zuckerberg’s personal wealth has fallen by more than $6 billion in a few hours, 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.

A selloff sent the social-media giant’s stock plummeting 4.9% on Monday, adding to a drop of about 15% since mid-September.