Facebook Down – Again
Peter Donnell / 4 years ago
Facebook suffered a major outage, which at the time of writing is still ongoing. It’s unclear what the issue is at this time, but it’s immediately apparent that it’s a major problem.
The site went down just shortly after 5pm BST, with the desktop version of the site throwing up the error message seen in the image above. Often, the mobile site will still work if the main site is down, but that isn’t the case at the moment and as you can see from the image below, many people are simply getting a blank feed.
Of course, Facebook being down isn’t all bad news, as Twitter traffic is now booming, with people flocking to the service to complain about their other social media of choice.
Facebook appears to be down at the moment pic.twitter.com/Hb98E1MQpR
— FutureShift (@futureshift) September 24, 2015
Facebook is down :/
— BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) September 24, 2015
FACEBOOK IS DOWN!!! EVERYONE PANIC!!!
— g00s3y (@g00s3y) September 24, 2015
Even Facebook’s status page is broken. When the damage report machine is broken, it’s rarely a good sign.
Fortunately, the world hasn’t imploded yet and with any luck we’ll be back sharing our instagram pictures, catmemes and political ramblings within no time. We’ll update you as soon as we know more.