Third-party outage tracker Down Detector said the worst hotspots were in California and NY in the USA, and in the UK.
Lakers' Lonzo Ball (ankle) will miss remainder of the season
Ball injured his ankle at Houston , and the initial timetable for his recovery given by the team was four to six weeks. Blood clots have affected several prominent athletes including Chris Bosh and Serena Williams in recent years.
Other users noted that attempting to use Facebook to sign into apps like Tinder or Spotify wasn't working either.
According to CNET, Facebook and its sister site Instagram have been having problems since 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Facebook and Instagram are partially down for many users around the world on Wednesday.
Some advertisers were more concerned by not being able to access Ads Manager.
‘Game of Thrones’ listings confirm episode length
Traditionally, Game of Thrones episodes have clocked in at around an hour in length, so this is nothing out of the ordinary. Rumors that the final " Game of Thrones " season will consist of all feature-length episodes have been debunked.
Social media users flocked to Twitter to complain about the outage after finding that not only is Facebook down, but Instagram is too.
For a company as big as Facebook, downtime is normally never an issue, but it is interesting to see how quickly they're going to deal with this.
Facebook makes more than $90 million a day in ad revenue, so any extended outage of its main advertising conduit adds up.
The social network probably wants to defend against any suggestions that users' private data may be compromised again.
Pupils air climate change frustrations
Edward Markey, but goes further by calling for 100 percent renewable energy, instead of "net-zero emissions ", by 2030. What qualities do you hope to see in the person elected to represent your electorate at the next federal election? .
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