What in the world happened on Facebook?
Millions of users of the world’s most popular social networking platform woke up to find their feeds completely inaccessible. The horror!
Yep, Facebook was down for users worldwide for approximately 30 minutes on Thursday morning. Techies are still trying to determine what caused the server outage, but it was first noticed just before 4 a.m. EST.
A rare error message read:
“Sorry, something went wrong. We’re working on getting this fixed as soon as we can.”
The problem affected both Facebook’s website and app.
The outage heard ’round the web has inspired hilarious reactions across other facets of social media. The incident even inspired the trending hashtag #WhenFacebookWasDown on rival site Twitter.