People who wanted to spend their lunch hour catching up with Facebook on Monday were out of luck in fact they were out of luck for about six hours. An excuse was offered for the outage that affected Facebook Instagram and WhatsApp but the truth is the social media giant has just been having a hard time these past few weeks.
The outage lasted more than six hours and took out three of the most popular social networks Facebook Instagram and WhatsApp. They were out from around 1215 PM ET to about 630 PM ET.
8220To all the people and businesses around the world who depend on us we are sorry for the inconvenience caused by today8217s outage across our platforms. We8217ve been working as hard as we can to restore access and our systems are now back up and running8221 said a Facebook blog post that was published after the outage.
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