Facebook rebounds after users report outages

Sheri Evans
November 15, 2018

Users made a decision to have a little fun with the outage by sharing some jokes on Twitter, which is where many people are now talking about Facebook.

We're looking into the matter, but until Facebook comes back up, we encourage you to get away from the screens and go find something delightful to do with those around you.

Many users took to Twitter to lament being unable to reach their Facebook newsfeeds, as well as to verify how widespread the problem appeared to be.

Oddly, Instagram is still up and running, seemingly without an issue.

If you were having trouble connecting to Facebook, you weren't alone.

Facebook, for its part, said it was working on a fix.

'We quickly investigated and restored access for everyone.

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DownDetector.com showed outages spanning all over the country, with a major outage reported on the east coast. "We're sorry for the inconvenience".

As usual, many turned to other social media platforms to share memes and express their gripes about the issues.

Many people used social-media websites like Twitter to report the outage.

NY users seemed to be among the hardest hit by the Facebook blackout, along with much of the eastern US. There were also outages being reported in Canada, Mexico and South America.

Currently, the hashtag is a trending topic in U.S., Nigeria and worldwide.

UPDATE: Nov. 12, 2018, 11:53 a.m. PST: According to the same company spokesperson, everything is now fixed.

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