Facebook outage leaves users scrambling, cracking jokes online

Facebook down Social network goes dark

The error message read "Sorry, something went wrong" as users tried to log in.

DownDetector.com showed outages spanning all over the country, with a major outage reported on the east coast.

Why Facebook is down for some people is not immediately clear, though websites do encounter snafus from time to time. "We're sorry for the inconvenience", the spokesperson said.

Thousands of people around the world, but mostly concentrated in the U.S., reported connection issues on DownDetector.

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Some users began to see Facebook return to normal about 30 minutes after the outage began.

On Monday afternoon, many people reported having trouble accessing Facebook.

Many people used social-media websites like Twitter to report the outage.

The issues also popped up across South America, with the Sao Paulo area of Brazil worst affected. The hashtag #Facebookdown and #facebookoutage are now trending on Twitter.

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