With the introduction of a new Instagram feature, Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is catching up on the stock market: a rise in the share is ringing its coffers and catapulting him to third place among the richest people in the world .
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has risen to the top of the three richest people in the world, according to a media report. As reported by the US business magazine “Bloomberg”, Zuckerberg has risen to the third largest global multi-billionaire. Only ahead of him, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos in first place and Bill Gates, Microsoft founder, in second place.
The jump to the top 3 is linked to a new feature on Instagram. Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, now offers a “Reels” function similar to the Chinese service TikTok. Investors have received that positively, Facebook’s stock market value has jumped up to ten percent, reports “Bild”.
The founder of Facebook is profiting from this boom, and his fortune has already increased by $ 23.3 billion this year. Gates and Bezos also rose again, according to Bloomberg. The founder of Microsoft recorded an increase of 7.5 billion dollars, Bezos even an unimaginable 72 billion.