Facebook blames server problem for massive outage

Just yesterday the entire world was thrown for a loop when Facebook’s various products and services, including Facebook itself, WhatsApp, and Instagram were down. It was unclear as to what had happened, but for those who might have been worried that it was some kind of attack on Facebook, it turns out it was nothing more than a server configuration change.According to a tweet by Facebook, the company wrote, “Yesterday, as a result of a server configuration change, many people had trouble accessing our apps and services. We’ve now resolved the issues and our systems are recovering. We’re very sorry for the inconvenience and appreciate everyone’s patience.”So far it seems that everything is back to normal, so if you do rely heavily on WhatsApp or Instagram, you should not have any issues using those services now. That being said, Facebook doesn’t encounter outages very often. In fact such outages tend to be rare and far in between, but given how many products and

Facebook blames server problem for massive outage

Facebook blamed a "server configuration change" Thursday for a massive outage affecting its applications around the world and brought fresh attention to the embattled social networking leader.

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