Facebook Down: Users Gripe On Twitter [UPDATE: UP]


Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)’s website appears to be down right now for many users in the world. Perhaps surprisingly, it doesn’t look like the world’s ending. Maybe we can carry on with our lives for a without it.

Facebook Down: Users Gripe On Twitter [UPDATE: UP]

“Something went wrong” with Facebook

The site DownRightNow indicates a likely service problem with the site. It cites user reports on its own cite, as well as Twitter reports and feeds and official announcements. Indeed, when looking at #Facebook on Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)’s site, you can see just how upset people are. After all, while not turn to another social network so you can complain about the other one being down? Makes perfect sense.

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Many people who try to visit Facebook’s site are getting an error message which states: “Sorry, something went wrong. We’re working on getting this fixed as soon as we can.”

This outage doesn’t appear to be everywhere. I didn’t have any problems surfing Facebook myself, and some users are reporting that it is running extremely slow rather than being down completely.

6 PM EST: Update: The status has been updated on DownRightNow – and the social media site is up now.

Update via Facebook developer platform: The issues with increased latency and API errors should now be resolved, thanks for your patience.

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