Facebook back online after brief outage

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One of the world’s biggest social networks went down for at least 35 minutes on Friday afternoon. Facebook acknowledged the outage on their Platform Status page.

The error was reported as, “Facebook is currently experiencing an issue that is affecting all API and web surfaces. Our engineers detected the issue quickly and are working to resolve it ASAP. We’ll update shortly.”

During the outage many viewers saw an error stating, “Something went wrong. We’re working on getting this fixed as soon as we can.”

The social network is now back online.


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