Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram suffer global meltdown (and so do their users)

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp suffered a global outage. What happened?

Facebook finally ends daylong outage, blames server change

This however was almost 24 hours after the problems first appeared.

Slowly but surely, it appears that Facebook is getting its "family of apps" back online. According to the outage tracker Down Detector, WhatsApp is still experiencing issues. The company said the issue has now been resolved, and all systems are recovering from the outage. Facebook has pinned the error a "server configuration change", which is vague enough to avoid deeper probing, and subsequent troubleshooting from armchair experts.

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Yesterday, though, before Facebook provided its explanation, rumours circulated about the cause of the outage, including a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, a rumour the company was quick to shoot down. The social network giant suffered server problems in the last 48 hours, affecting millions of users in North America and Europe.

Telegram has become one of the popular social media platforms actively used by many people, this is evident by the stats which revealed that the platform has 200 million monthly active users.

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Facebook is facing a slew of lawsuits and regulatory inquiries over its privacy practices, including ongoing investigations by the US Federal Trade Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission and two state agencies in NY. Some reported that they couldn't access Facebook's services at all, while others experienced buggy behavior, missing features, or a general slow or lagging refresh.

Earlier in the month, Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg spoke about the importance of private messaging and outlined his privacy focussed vision for social networking. The outages lasted almost a full day, making it Facebook's longest downtime ever.

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Facebook is yet to officially comment on the impact of the issue but Bloomberg reports that Facebook is still assessing the overall situation and is open to the "possibility of refunds for advertisers".

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