According to the report of outage tracker Down Detector, Facebook services came to a standstill at 9 pm on Monday. The tracker noted widespread outages including Twitter, Google and Jio; But while we were able to access other sites, Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger were the only ones that were consistently unavailable when Gadgets 360 employees tried to access these apps. At this starting point, it is unclear what caused these issues, but it appears to be a global outage, as reports on Down Detector’s US website are similar.
We know that some people are having trouble accessing the Facebook app. We’re working to get things back to normal as soon as possible, and we apologize for any inconvenience.
– Facebook App (@facebookapp) 4 October 2021
Judging by the reports on the site, it seems that the issue started about half an hour ago, at 9 pm; In a 10-minute period, there were over 18,000 reports about an outage WhatsApp. In recent times, we have seen many such interruptions due to CDN issues, including Akamai And fast Being the two most recent events; Most recently in July an outage ended several services, among which From Zomato, Disney+ Hotstar, PSN, Steam, Paytm even more.
However, given that the problem seems to be most acute with Facebook services, it could be an issue the social media giant is facing. It is being speculated that the problem was caused by a DNS issue. as a ledge famousDan Knecht, an SVP at Cloudflare, tweeted That Facebook DNS and other services are turned off.
Facebook did not provide any details about the outage at this time, but a Facebook executive did. Tweet Admitting the matter, he said that he is looking into the matter.
As mentioned above, this is the latest in a steady stream of Internet outages. on June 8 large part of the internet was inaccessible with popular sites like Reddit, Twitch, and Amazon, all of which were affected. a Major Outages on Amazon Impressed users around the world – not only for heroine e-commerce platform, but also for a large number of sites and applications that use its AWS platform. And in August 2020, there was heavy cut event involve Google, which also made a great impact.