Reading about recent news events, it would appear that Facebook was offline nearly fourteen hours at some point over the past couple of days. An outage that I wasn’t aware of, because I’m not on there. Sounds like some people got to take a “break” without their permission.
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Facebook’s stock flails after major 14-hour outage
From CNN Business’ Jordan Valinsky
- Facebook’s (FB) stock fell nearly 3% in early trading following a massive outage.
- Some users weren’t able to access Facebook and other platforms owned by the company, including Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp for at least 14 hours.
- It’s believed to be the social network’s biggest-ever interruption.
- The disruption is likely to upset advertisers that spend large amounts of money to reach potential customers on Facebook platforms.
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