London: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has said that he would not sell his stock in the company for at least the next 12 months in a bid to shore up investor confidence.
Zuckerberg`s announcement came as Facebook shares hit an all-time low of 17.55 dollars on Tuesday.
According to the BBC, there have speculations that as various lock-up periods, which stop sales by early investors, end, the stock may dip further.
Facebook shares rose nearly two percent in after-hours trading post the announcement, the report said.
According to the report, Zuckerberg owns about 444 million shares of Facebook plus an option to issue another 60 million.