"Anddddd... we're back", Instagram tweeted along with a GIF image of Oprah Winfrey screaming in excitement.
In Washington, campaigners who have long called for the break-up of Facebook said the outage showed how the concentration of ownership of tech platforms is "dangerous" for consumers. The company said it has fixed the glitch.
People went on Twitter to vent their frustration about the problems.
People used the tags to post memes about the outage, speculate about its cause and trade tips for how to survive without the company's apps.
Facebook first publicly addressed the issue Wednesday afternoon, acknowledging in a tweet that "some people are now having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps".
"We're aware that some people are now having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps". Facebook said the issue had been resolved and that it's systems were recovering. There were still sporadic problems Thursday morning. This is an important draw for people concerned with their privacy online, particularly in light of the fact that Facebook, Inc.is reportedly now under criminal investigation for secret data sharing deals.
Google employee breaks world record for calculating pi
Running the calculation on the cloud gives the mathematically curious a major upgrade in convenience, Google said. Pi is an irrational and transcendental number and it continues infinitely without repetition or pattern.
Players must select 5 numbers from 1-69 and one Powerball number between 1-26 to play. · In Michigan, one ticket sold won $50,000. But if you were to beat the long odds and hit the jackpot, you'd have an important decision to make: cash or annuity.
Linda Nash, the brother of William Nash, a 19-year-old killed on the day, was tearful when she emerged from the hotel. The UK Ministry of Defence has said its serving and former personnel can not live in constant fear of prosecution.
A small group of fans rallied in support of Smollett outside the courthouse Thursday, according to local news reports. Glandian said she would welcome cameras because "demonstrably false" evidence has been presented against her client.
Earlier, Ms May has said she had secured "legally binding changes" from the European Union to overcome the Ireland backstop. The changes fall short of demands of hardcore UK Brexiteers, but may persuade some politicians to switch their votes.
Investors are still waiting for more details on any potential trade deal between the US and China. "We're in wait-and-see mode". Global benchmark May Brent crude gained 9 cents, or 0.1%, to $66.67 a barrel on ICE Futures Europe, following a high at $67.39.
If you're dining at a BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse location on Thursday, you can get a mini one-topping pizza for just $3.14. Valid for pick up, dine-in and delivery (but not valid with Grubhub, Postmates, UberEats, Doordash).
Oil prices extended overnight gains with USA crude up 15 cents per barrel at $58.41 and Brent adding 22 cents to $67.77. Shanghai's SSE Composite index stumbled 1.2 percent while the blue-chip CSI 300 eased 0.4 percent.
House Democrats are working on their own budget proposal that would be a blueprint for setting spending levels. And they come from one part of the budget in particular: nondefense discretionary spending.
According to the report, Apple will launch its new video streaming service with little first-party content ready. Apple's spring event will happen on March 25 at the Steve Jobs theater on the company's Cupertino campus.
Major League Baseball tweaks some rules now, more coming in '20
What had been a 26th player for certain day-night doubleheaders through August 31 will become a 27th player in those situations. The number of pitchers a Club may carry on the active roster will be capped at a number determined by the joint committee .
Facebook, Instagram outage goes global
Facebook is experiencing the worst outage in its history, with essential services left unusable for global users. Facebook had to take to another social media site, Twitter , to try and reassure users.