Almost two billion people were affected by Facebook. The problems started on Wednesday morning around 9 noon. The failure mainly affected users in the US and Europe, but also users in South America, Australia and Asia.
The failure was also felt in apps and companies of Facebook, especially in Instagram and WhatsApp. The virtual reality company Oculus from Facebook was also affected.
On Thursday, Facebook announced that the problem was due to a server configuration change, and apologized for the longest and biggest failure in its history.
While many contain social media, their presence in today's world can not be denied. Many people were frustrated because they could not charge their social stocks. Many companies using Facebook or Instagram for ad placements were undoubtedly upset too. Did this failure affect you at all? Did you even notice? While Facebook and Instagram are the biggest services going down, what if there were other social media like Twitter or Snapchat? How crazy would that be? Let us know what you think about these questions and more in the following survey, and explain your voice in the comments.
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