Facebook Messenger went down across the globe earlier today, leaving countless IMs as “read” with no response, but somehow the world kept turning.
Facebook messenger is down. Well I was getting tired of my messages being left on read anyway.
— Heel Turn Haden (@_TheSonOfMars_) December 5, 2017
Frazzled users started complaining of the outage at around 6 a.m. Eastern Time, according to popular status reporting site Outage Report. The issues appeared to affect the East Coast of the US, Europe, and southeast Asia, peaking at about 8 a.m.
Image: outage report/screenshot
Facebook acknowledged the issue on its developers site after about an hour at 7:06 a.m. Eastern Time, posting a message stating that the outage was being investigated by a team working to find a solution to the problem. The social network hasn’t yet updated the page, so the investigation is ongoing. Read more…
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