Facebook says services resume after major outage worldwide
17 March, 2019, 09:25 | Author: Corey Lynch
Facebook had already denied it had fallen victim to a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. Facebookstated that the interruption was caused by a technical problem on its end, and said that the issue had been resolved and systems were coming back online. Facebook has pinned the error a "server configuration change", which is vague enough to avoid deeper probing, and subsequent troubleshooting from armchair experts. WhatsApp and Instagram were facing outages globally and was down.
Facebook's services including its main website, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp all suffered massive outages this week that left millions around the globe unable to connect. "We are very sorry for the inconvenience and we appreciate everyone's patience".
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Reflecting that shift, the chief executive said that although Facebook meant to keep Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp as separate apps it would work to provide interoperability for their messaging capabilities, and extend that interoperability to SMS messages.
While some users could not gain access to Instagram and Facebook, others reported that they couldn't send or receive messages and images over the platforms.
Earlier in the month, Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg spoke about the importance of private messaging and outlined his privacy focussed vision for social networking.
According to research firm eMarketer, Facebookcontrols around 22 per cent of the digital advertising market and it makes an estimated $90 million (£68 million) a day from advertisers. Bloombergreports that the company said it was evaluating the overall impact of the issue on Wednesday and is still open to "the possibility of refunds for advertisers".
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Facebook says outage is 'not related to a DDoS attack'
The world has been freaking out today after not one , but two of the biggest social media platforms have been down for some users. Due to the outage advertisers are losing money and it seems that the company is planning to issue refunds to the advertisers.