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Facebook is Down; Users Unable to Comment, Post or Like (Updated)

by Sean P. Aune | October 21, 2013October 21, 2013 7:00 am PDT


Monday mornings at work just became far more boring as Facebook is encountering numerous issues.

Users are reporting that they are unable to Like, comment or post new content to Facebook, sending people in to a panic as the world’s most popular social network has become, for the most part, unusable. It has spawned a #FacebookDown hashtag on Twitter, which appears to become the primary way that users are communicating about the problem, which is amusing in many ways as another social network has had to step in to fill the void.

No word from Mark Zuckerberg in crew as of yet about when we can expect Facebook to return.

Update: Facebook says that everything is back to normal, but still no word on what caused the issues this morning.

Sean P. Aune

Sean P. Aune has been a professional technology blogger since July 2007, but his love of tech dates back to at least 1976 when his parents bought...