The technical failures at the the social media giant have even prevented its employees from gaining access to company buildings as their access badges have stopped working.
Meantime, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down in a global outage, according to DownDetector.
We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessing our apps and products. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible, and we apologize for any inconvenience.
— Facebook (@Facebook) October 4, 2021
Accordingly, the platform’s stock has dropped 5.2% today, costing CEO Mark Zuckerberg $6.6 billion in personal net worth and dropping him to 5th wealthiest person on Earth according to Forbes.