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Facebook is down, along with Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger

Just as Facebook’s Antigone Davis was live on CNBC defending the company’s policies and its handling of research data suggesting Instagram is harmful to teens, its network of services suddenly went offline. is flashing a 5xx Server Error message, while the Facebook site merely tells us that something went wrong.

A peek at Down Detector reveals the problems are widespread. There’s no word yet from Facebook about what may be causing the problem or when those sites, including Messenger and WhatsApp, will be operational again, but we will update with more information when it’s available.



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