Wednesday, 26 June, 2019

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger are down: Here's what we know

Facebook down for some users Facebook outage: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp back online
Emmett Howard | 17 April, 2019, 15:32

Facebook had an outage of over 24 hours last month, which is its longest ever.

Users across the globe have reported difficulties using Facebook and Instagram.

On Sunday morning, many people were forced to do what they dread most - interact with other people - in real life!

Although Facebook did not provide details on what caused the blackout, a Facebook spokesperson told Reuters: "Earlier today, some people may have experienced trouble connecting to the family of apps".

Facebook Inc. suffered its third major outage this year, with users across the world unable to access the social network or its suite of services such as Facebook Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp. The site's outage map shows several parts of Europe, South-east Asia and North America are affected. Dean Miller tweeted from NY. The issue impacts Facebook's mobile apps and websites.

Honor 20 series set for London launch May 21
In related news, rumors indicate a May 14th launch for the OnePlus 7, which will be the primary competitor to Honor 20 . So, we can expect lots of leaks confirming specs and design of the upcoming Honor 20 and other phones of the series.

Strictly’s Stacey Dooley breaks silence with tweet about forgiving
The presenter danced her way to victory with Kevin in December, while boyfriend Sam Tucknott cheered her on from the sidelines. However, in true Strictly style, when Stacey and Sam parted ways shortly after the show, rumours claimed she was dating Kevin.

Israel set to land spacecraft on the moon in first
The failure was a disappointing end to a lunar boat of 6.5 million kilometers (4 million miles), almost unprecedented in length and made to save fuel and reduce cost.

In late January, the Instagram app crashed, and WhatsApp users worldwide were also unable to send or receive messages.

The downtime was from 11:30 to 14:50 BST, before Facebook was able to resolve the connection issues.

DownDetector.com, a website which tracks online service outages, lists tens of thousands of reports from users confirming the sites are down in their area.

In 2008, when a severe disruption was experienced, Facebook said that it was due to "server configuration change".

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