Zuckerberg is now fourth in the Bloomberg billionaires index, trailing Warren Buffett. By Friday's close, Zuckerberg's wealth had briefly surpassed Buffett's. The Bloomberg billionaire Index estimates Zuckerberg's net worth at $79.7 billion. Zuckerberg ranked fifth on the Forbes rich list, trailing Bernard Arnault)., chief executive of LVMH Forbes estimates Zuckerberg's net worth at about $77.1 billion.
The rise on Friday marks a complete recovery in Facebook's share price since the fall in March. Facebook’s share price hit a 52-week low of $149.02 in March due to improper media processing of 87 million users.
Facebook’s data protection issues have not been fully resolved, but investors seem to be no longer worried. On Monday, Facebook confirmed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are working with the US Department of Justice to question the data abuse scandal analyzed by Cambridge.
Facebook's share price fell due to this news, but rebounded strongly in the second half of the week. So far in 2018, Facebook's share price has risen by about 15%.