Tag: #FacebookDown

Facebook And Instagram Are Down

Business, Internet, Mobile, social media
Facebook and Instagram are down on the web and on mobile, according to The Next Web. Users are also experiencing problems with Tinder, AIM, and Hipchat, according to Engadget and reports on Twitter (which is still operating fine). The Associated Press reports that the outage is affecting users in the US, Asia, and Australia. Here are what some people are seeing when trying to connect to Facebook: Instagram acknowledged the outage on its Twitter account: "Sorry, something went wrong. We're working on it and we'll get it fixed as soon as we can," Facebook said on its website. Hackers are claiming responsibility for the outages, but this has not yet been confirmed. When Facebook suffered an outage of about six hours on Monday, businesses suffered along with it. The platform ...

Facebook suffers longest outage

Business, Internet, social media
Facebook has suffered an outage affecting all traffic from the internet and apps to the social network. Reports Samuel Gibbs of the Guardian 10.37am BST That's it for the liveblog, thanks for reading. For more information on the biggest Facebook outage in four years, read our article: Facebook unavailable during longest outage in four years 10.18am BST “Earlier this morning, we experienced an issue that prevented people from posting to Facebook for a brief period of time. We resolved the issue quickly, and we are now back to 100%. We're sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused,” said a Facebook spokesperson in a statement sent to the Guardian. The social network failed to explain what the issue was that caused the outage, but it is likely to have been something ma