- Facebook struggled to solve their most epic outage that lasted for over 14 hours
- Other platforms of Facebook like Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger, also experienced the outage
- Facebook and Instagram has acknowledged the issue through Twitter
The largest social network, Facebook, has suffered its most epic outage in history. KAMI learned other platforms of Facebook like Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp also experienced the outage that lasted for around 14 hours that affected many users across the globe.
People were starting to vent on Twitter that they had trouble accessing their Facebook and Instagram accounst from Wednesday night until the late morning of Thursday.
In a report by the ABS-CBN News, Facebook has confirmed through its rival social network, Twitter, that they were facing technical issues in accessing their “family of apps.”
Facebook also said that the outage was not related to a “DDoS attack,” where hackers would take over a site by causing too much traffic.
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According to a report by the BBC, the recent outage that lasted for hours that affected many users all over the world was the “most severe outage” in Facebook’s history. The last time the largest social network experienced a severe outage was in 2008 when Facebook only had 150 million users compared to now that they have more than 2 billion monthly users.
Aside from Facebook, Instagram also announced on Twitter that they were working hard to address the issue. Six hours later, Instagram said that they were already able to fix the problem.
Many Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram users are now able to access their account once again as of posting.
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