Facebook Recovers After Brief Outage
UPDATED: Aug. 1, 2:11 p.m. ET
If you experienced issues logging onto Facebook today, you’re not alone. The site went down for most users around 12 p.m. ET on Friday.
Users began to regain access to the site about 30 minutes later, according to various tweetsMashable has been able to access the site since then, although response time was slower than usual for a period. The site appeared to return to normal at about 2 p.m. ET.
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For the duration of the outage, visitors to Facebook.com were greeted with the following message:
Facebook’s developer webpage went down with the site during the initial outage, but shortly afterward displayed the prominent warning “Increased errors/latency on all Platform surfaces” with a promise that the company’s engineers are working to fix the issue. The chart tracking API response time shows a prominent spike right before 12 p.m. ET. Read more…
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