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Oops! FaceBook's Down Again For Many!

  • by: Alan Duke
  • (Mon, 28 Sep 2015 20:16:13 Z)

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This map shows what regions of North America and Europe were still experiencing Facebook outages at 6 p.m. ET, three hours after trouble began Monday.

People hoping to see what their "Facebook friends" were posting were greeted with "service unavailable messages" for much of Monday. The world, however, continued to spin on its axis.

Users experienced trouble accessing the social network for several hours starting at about 3 p.m. ET in the United States. Outages continued into the evening for many.

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Monday's outage came four days after 2.5 hour interruption that Facebook called "the worst outage we've had in over four years." It blamed the previous on "an unfortunate handling of an error condition."

"An automated system for verifying configuration values ended up causing much more damage than it fixed," the company said in a statement last week.

Lead Stories' European bureau confirmed the outage involved that continent, as well as North America.

Lead Stories' Trendolizer has other social networks besides Facebook to check. Scroll down to see what else its found.

About the author:

Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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