Today afternoon famous social networking websites Facebook had a problem. After an outage of more than 40 minutes, Facebook and its photo sharing service Instagram are back online.
Tuesday from morning, Facebook, appeared to be down on (Indian time), and the social media site acknowledged that there was an issue without getting into the details. The company’s photo sharing website Instagram too was down with users experiencing issues logging in.
“Sorry, something went wrong. We’re working on it and we’ll get it fixed as soon as we can,” Facebook returned this error when users tried to login.”
According to a Facebook spokesperson said, “Earlier this evening many people had trouble accessing Facebook and Instagram. This was not the result of a third party attack but instead occurred after we introduced a change that affected our configuration systems. We moved quickly to fix the problem, and both services are back to 100% for everyone.”
Till now it’s not clear what’s causing the outage, which first occurred around 1:10am ET. However, Facebook-owned mobile messaging service WhatsApp is running as usual.