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Day 2 – Facebook Down
Yesterday I was the first (and one of the few) to write about Facebook being down and out of service. From everything I could gather, it seemed like if you were west of the Mississippi river in the U.S. or in another country, Facebook was out of service for a good while.
Also similar to yesterday’s outage, the Facebook social buttons (e.g. Like button) are out of service.
My favorite note about the outage comes from Twitter user Fake Dispatch who notes, “BREAKING WORK TIP: Do not be the first one in your office to announce that Facebook is down.”
Update: Facebook has posted regarding today’s outage. The posting is VERY technical in its discussion of what happened.
One difference with yesterday for me is that yesterday I received no connection to Facebook at all. Today I received the following message:
The proxy server did not receive a timely response from the upstream server.
We have emailed Facebook for more information and will update this post when we hear back.
As always report in if Facebook is down for you – but please also note your location so I can see if there is a similar pattern today.