This week it appears Facebook is having a rough go of it. In addition to a blow to its optics thanks to the Wall Street Journal’s series “The Facebook Files,” and CBS’s 60 Minutes’ whistleblower piece, Facebook and other Facebook-owned sites have gone dark.
According to Reuters, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp (and as reported by other sites, Oculus) all went down for users across the globe. As of 4:30pm Monday October 4th, 2021, it appears the media giant is still in the process of trying to restore its services. (Update: As of 5:02p.m., it appears Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are up and running marking the end of a nearly 6 hour blackout.)Continue reading “Facebook Chaos”