WhatsApp outage, Africa’s disconnect, Google’s billion-dollar agenda — Quartz

Hi Quartz Africa readers!On Monday, the world experienced a widespread outage of Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram. This six-hour-long global outage caused Facebook’s stock to plunge almost 5%, wiping away almost $50 billion in market value and millions in ad revenue. By one estimate, co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg lost almost $1 billion for every hour…

WhatsApp outage, Africa’s disconnect, Google’s billion-dollar agenda — Quartz

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