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Old 14th April 2019, 04:27 AM   #1
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Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are down for users around the world

All down and the world still exists? How can this be? https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/14/1...-outage-issues
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Old 14th April 2019, 06:26 AM   #2
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The fooly thing is, it's not actually down, but it is not working the way it should be.

It shows just enough information to make you think it's working but is probably something wrong with your own computer or browser.
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Old 14th April 2019, 06:29 AM   #3
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Hahaha, I'm visiting my SO, who is still asleep. I almost want to wake him up to watch him freak out when he discovers this.
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Old 14th April 2019, 06:30 AM   #4
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All three apps are owned by Facebook. Probably a configuration mistake in some pattern that's common to all three of them.
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Old 14th April 2019, 09:03 AM   #5
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Not down for everyone, I haven’t noticed any problems with any of them.
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Old 14th April 2019, 09:49 AM   #6
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I wonder if they're going to pull the MySpace scam and say everything before January 2019 somehow got deleted and is unrecoverable.

(This of course so they don't have to store that stuff any more.)
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Old 14th April 2019, 10:33 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by alfaniner View Post
I wonder if they're going to pull the MySpace scam and say everything before January 2019 somehow got deleted and is unrecoverable.

(This of course so they don't have to store that stuff any more.)
Facebook couldn't pull off something like that. MySpace could get away with that because nobody had anything important in MySpace and if they did they had forgotten about it years ago.
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Old 14th April 2019, 01:59 PM   #8
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Back up a couple of hours later. My 18 year old slept through it. I can't imagine what some people would do if it stayed down.
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Old 17th April 2019, 04:04 PM   #9
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Back up a couple of hours later. My 18 year old slept through it. I can't imagine what some people would do if it stayed down.

Go outside maybe? Wouldn't it be weird to see kids playing outside again?
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