Facebook’s mobile and desktop website temporarily went down last night and the Internet went crazy. This is the second outage for the company in less than a week.
Facebook users were greeted with the message “Sorry, something went wrong. We’re working on it and we’ll get it fixed as soon as we can.” The crash lasted between 10 and 45 minutes, though everything is fine now.
B&T contacted Facebook Australia for comment on this story.
The hashtag #facebookdown is still trending on Twitter because people can’t live in a world without Facebook. Here are some of B&T‘s favourite responses:
— Rotten Tomatoes (@RottenTomatoes) September 28, 2015
— Joshua Hager (@JoshuaJHager) September 28, 2015
Facebook goes down three times in one month, that’s three more times than any of my exes did in one year. #Facebookdown
— Just Sage (@sagealicious) September 28, 2015
Just reinacted a cat video to a friend. I say friend. Person on the bus. #facebookdown
— Hayley Ellis (@Hayles_Ellis) September 28, 2015
In 9 months there are gonna be so many #facebookdown babies
— Bob Marshall (@bobmarshall) September 28, 2015
— Patrick Teate (@teates_tweets) September 28, 2015
Facebook is down. I just went back to sharpening a stick into a spear. #FacebookDown
— Teigan Reamsbottom (@teiganish) September 28, 2015
Stock market blog The Street estimated Facebook loses an estimated $1.7 million in advertising-centric revenue for every hour the website and app are not working.
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