Several services of the Facebook group were affected by an outage on Monday. (Symbol photo) Photo: dpa/Uli Deck
All of a sudden, Facebook services such as the online network and Whatsapp are no longer accessible for many users. Some web experts have found a possible cause for the problem.
New York – In an unusually large outage, several of Facebook’s services went offline across the board on Monday. In addition to the actual Facebook platform, the chat service WhatsApp and the photo app Instagram were also unavailable, as disruption reports on websites such as Downdetector showed. A Facebook spokesperson apologized via Twitter and assured that the online network was working on the fault clearance. Causes for the problems were not mentioned at first.