It’s been a rough week for Facebook, and it looks like Friday afternoon had no mercy for the tech giant. After its longest shutdown in the company’s history on Monday, Facebook shut down again on Friday afternoon. The outage affected all Facebook properties, including WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram.
“We know that some people are having problems accessing our apps and products,” the company said. deployment of on Twitter. “We are working to get things back to normal as soon as possible and we apologize for any inconvenience caused.” Instagram tweeted similar statement, inflaming distressed “This is right“Vibes with your emoji choice (🥲).
The outage does not appear to have lasted long, as the services were backed up and lasted less than thirty minutes after Facebook tweeted about it. But after this week’s more severe outage, repeated omissions could raise concerns about the app’s reliability and security. Frequent interruptions are of particular concern to small business owners who use Facebook’s tools to communicate with customers, or international users who use WhatsApp as their primary texting app. Huh.
Facebook has yet to announce what caused today’s outage, or how many users it affected, but the reasons for Monday’s outage configuration change For routers in Facebook’s data centers.
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