Facebook Suffers Longest Outage Ever

Facebook Suffers Longest Outage Ever

Last week, Facebook suffered their longest outage to date. The social network was down for almost an entire day starting Wednesday 3/13. The media blackout was not just for Facebook.com either. WhatsApp and Instagram were also affected with all 3 apps unable to function. In a public statement made Thursday, Facebook blamed a “server configuration change that triggered a cascading series of issues” for the outage.

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