Facebook says it’s aware of outages on its platforms including Facebook, Messenger and Instagram

 
  bevans Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
Facebook is continuing to work to resolve outages on its platforms including Facebook, Messenger and Instagram as global users have been left unable to use the services for hours.

According to downdector.com, which monitors network outages across the globe, the outages started around 3am AEDT in parts of the United States, parts of Europe, Asia and Australia.

Early this morning Facebook said it was working to understand the problem but nearly eight hours later the company has not still found a fix.

The social media giant said it was not a DDoS attack, a type of attack that hackers use to interrupt service to a site by flooding it with traffic.

about Facebook and Instagram being down.

Queensland police reportedly issued a warning to the public while the SES in South Australia took to twitter to also remind people not call emergency services.

Channel 7 presenter Natalie Barr relayed the message from Queensland police on Sunrise this morning, delivered with a look of a mother who can’t believe she actually has to tell her kids not to stuff spaghetti down their pants at the dinner table.
about Facebook and Instagram being down.

Queensland police reportedly issued a warning to the public while the SES in South Australia took to twitter to also remind people not call emergency services.

Channel 7 presenter Natalie Barr relayed the message from Queensland police on Sunrise this morning, delivered with a look of a mother who can’t believe she actually has to tell her kids not to stuff spaghetti down their pants at the dinner table.

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  apw5910 Deputy Commissioner

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  Dangersdan707 Chief Commissioner

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  SinickleBird Chief Train Controller

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Apparently people have been calling emergency services about their lack of assbook access.
  Valvegear Dr Beeching

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At times like this I am extremely pleased that I do not use any of these social media.
  x31 Chief Commissioner

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Apparently people have been calling emergency services about their lack of assbook access.
SinickleBird

Isn't that just an amazing fact and highlights the sad state of affairs. Internet traffic must be down today.
  RustyRick Chief Commissioner

Location: South West Vic
While I agree that some people are just addicted to these platforms, a fair number of businesses and even government agencies are heavily reliant on them to get information out. The local news had a story about a baker who usually puts his daily specials on FB, and had a noticeable drop off in customers. It's a problem when your business is so reliant on someone else's...

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  Graham4405 Minister for Railways

Location: Dalby Qld
While I agree that some people are just addicted to these platforms, a fair number of businesses and even government agencies are heavily reliant on them to get information out. The local news had a story about a baker who usually puts his daily specials on FB, and had a noticeable drop off in customers. It's a problem when your business is so reliant on someone else's...

Rick
RustyRick
Similarly with all payments being electronic (even if you pay cash they have to scan items using electronic systems) try buying anything when the power is out...

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