Sunday outages for Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp users

17 April, 2019, 15:33 | Author: Sammy Rose
  • Facebook down for some users

Last month, Facebook faced its most widespread and persistent system outage, with users unable to access the social network for more than 12 hours.

As the public becomes more cautious about privacy, Mr Zuckerberg foresees a change in the company's services, with growing numbers of people turning to closed communication such as private messaging, short-lasting stories that expire within 24 hours and small groups.

Brace yourself, social media addicts: Facebook is facing a massive outage across its main Facebook product, as well as Instagram and WhatsApp.

Per Bloomberg, Facebook and Instagram domains ceased to be accessible by users during that time period, while Messenger and WhatsApp were also non-functional.

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A response from a Facebook representative reads, "Earlier today, some people may have experienced trouble connecting to the family of apps ..." Dean Miller tweeted from NY. "The issue has since been resolved; we're sorry for any inconvenience", the apology email read.

The outage tracking website showed that there are more than 9,000 incidents of people reporting issues with Facebook.

Down Detector's outage service maps showed that Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp users in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, India and the Philippines reported encountering issues with the platforms.

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