Facebook Suffers Temporary OutageCategory: Internet
Posted: June 19, 2014 04:46AM
Facebook, the social networking service that ranks second in terms of overall website popularity according to Alexa, suffered a temporary outage early this morning that lasted roughly 30 minutes. Facebook users from around the world went to Twitter to complain about the outage and to ask others if they were also experiencing an issue went attempting to visit the website. During the outage, the website for the social media service that currently has 1.28 billion monthly users displayed a message that stated something went wrong and that the Facebook team was working on getting the error fixed as soon as possible. A Facebook spokesperson stated that while the website was down for a brief moment due to an unspecified issue, it is now back up and fully operational.