It’s back: Facebook experiences massive outage for roughly 15 minutes

Facebook down Social network goes dark

Eric Gaillard

This error message popped up when we tried to get on Facebook.

Reports show that the outages are intermittent and the cause is not yet confirmed. "We quickly investigated and restored access for everyone. We're sorry for the inconvenience", the spokesperson said.

Millions of Facebook users were unable to sign-in to their accounts Monday morning.

Facebook seems to be experiencing some issues Monday afternoon.

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Disgruntled Facebook users took to Twitter in droves to complain about the outage.

Facebook.com and the apps appeared to start working again for WQAD shortly before 12:30 p.m. The social media giant was reporting outages all over Canada and the United States. The extent of the outage is unclear, but some VW staffers outside the US are having no problems. There were also outages being reported in Canada, Mexico and South America.

As has become common with recent internet outages, users quickly rushed to Twitter with #FacebookDown rising among the site's US and worldwide trending topics.

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