Facebook down: Social Media surges with reports of technical issues


Facebook is now down, as users are reporting a message indicating that "something went wrong" when accessing the site. "We're working on it and we'll get it fixed as soon as we can".

The map shows the major problems with Facebook Monday were centered in the NY area.

Others seem to be somewhere in the middle as Facebook is working, but it's loading much more slowly than it usually does.

If you're having trouble connecting to Facebook, you're not alone.

Facebook was down this morning in the USA, as well as other parts of the world.

As of press time, DownDetector.com reported more than 1000 instances of issues connecting to the site.

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'We quickly investigated and restored access for everyone.

We turned to Twitter to sample reaction from subscribers to the popular social media service.

The hashtag #FacebookDown yielded an energetic conversation among Twitter users, and prompted many folks with otherwise dormant accounts to send out some of their very first tweets.

Error message shown on Facebook.com on November 12, 2018.

Facebook users had difficulty logging on to the platform in August, when Instagram also also experienced server issues.