Facebook, the major social media platform, is experiencing server issues lately. User reports have been pouring on Downdetector (the website used to detect which services are down). Moreover, besides that, people have also tweeted about their issues.
User complaints on Downdetector reached the peak of 193 at 8:18 a.m. ET. The statistics on the website indicate that a massive 85% of people aren’t able to access the website. The other 9% are facing login issues. Moreover, the rest 6% are unable check their feed.
People have posted screenshots of the Facebook page not loading on their desktops. Facebook users also tweeted asking that what was wrong with the website and why weren’t they able to access it.
On December 15, 2021, the Downdetector website showed that reports for Facebook outages surged around 8:54 a.m. Et. There were 406 reports for its services being down. About 47% of users reported login issues, 41% complained about the Facebook website malfunction. Only 11% reported about Facebook’s app services being affected.
In addition to Facebook itself, its messaging app- Facebook Messenger, was also down. However, user reports were not as much as Facebook. The highest number of complaints were received at 9:31 a.m. E.T. User reports indicate that 39% of them faced logon issues, and 32% faced problems in sending messages. Moreover, 29% of them faced problems using the app.
On October 4, 2021, the Facebook services that include WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook went down globally. The three apps owned by Facebook, are run on shared infrastructure. After Facebook services went down, the users took to Twitter to report the errors with the apps.
On October 8, 2021, Facebook services went down for a second time in a week as their misery continued. Facebook has had a tough 3-weeks from data breaches to servers down. All Facebook services had been facing another outage since 7 pm GMT. However, the outage did not seem to had affected all users.
The issue should resolved sometime soon like all other outages. However, till then it might continue to annoy the users.