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Facebook says root cause of outage was faulty configuration change

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp all went down late on Monday night. Platforms confirmed on Twitter they were aware of issues and working to resolve them. Facebook said a “faulty configuration change” on its routers was believed to be at the centre of the outage. Users were eventually able to access Facebook and Instagram from late Monday evening.
2 months ago|Menlo Park, United States

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Facebook blames "faulty configuration change" for nearly six-hour outage

(Reuters) -Facebook Inc blamed a "faulty configuration change" for a nearly six-hour outage on Monday that prevented the company's 3.5 billion users from accessing its social media and messaging services such as WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger. The company in a late Monday blog post https://engineering.fb.com/2021/10/04/networking-traffic/outage did not specify who executed the configuration change and whether it was planned. Several Faceboo…

2 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
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Downdetector Internet monitoring site says Facebook outage biggest in history

Rest of World News: WASHINGTON: Downdetector, a site that monitors reports of outages across the internet, said the Facebook service outage is the largest it has ever see.

2 months ago|Mumbai, India
The Guardian
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Facebook explains error that caused global outage

Engineers’ command accidentally disconnected company’s network from rest of world, blogpost saysFacebook has said an error during routine maintenance of its network of data centers caused a cascade of problems that took down its platforms for more than six hours on Monday.In a blogpost published on Tuesday, Santosh Janardhan, vice-president of engineering, said the global outage that saw Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp go dark for billions of u…

2 months ago|London, United Kingdom
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Facebook says root cause of outage was faulty configuration change

- Facebook Inc on Monday cited faulty configuration changes on its routers as the root cause of the nearly six-hour outage that prevented the company's 3.5 billion users from accessing its social media and messaging services. "Our engineering teams have learned that configuration changes on the backbone routers that coordinate network traffic between our data centers caused issues that

2 months ago|United Kingdom
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Facebook blames outage on error during routine maintenance

The global outage that knocked Facebook and its other platforms offline for hours was caused by an error during routine maintenance, the company said.

2 months ago|Toronto, Canada
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Outage Monitoring Site Says Facebook Outage Biggest In History: Report

Downdetector, a site that monitors reports of outages across the internet, said the Facebook service outage is the largest it has ever seen.

2 months ago|New Delhi, India
Daily Mirror
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WhatsApp and Facebook down - updates as social sites hit by global outage

TikTok and Instagram are among the other sites that are reporting problems around the world, with tens of thousands of users reporting issues

2 months ago|London, United Kingdom
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Facebook reveals what caused six-hour outage hitting Whatsapp and Instagram services

Router configuration changes affected tools and systems employees used in day-to-day operations

2 months ago|London, United Kingdom
Daily Express
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Messenger DOWN: Outage leaves MILLIONS of Facebook users offline on iPhone, Android

FACEBOOK users worldwide have been left unable to access the social network, including its hugely-popular Messenger app, which is available on iPhone and Android.

2 months ago|United Kingdom
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Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp back online after global outage

The company stated overnight that "we believe the root cause of this outage was a faulty configuration change" after approximately 3.5 billion people couldn't access their accounts on Monday.

2 months ago|United States
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