Facebook services seem to have crashed at 9pm on Monday, with information about the crash tracker down detector. The tracker noted widespread crashes, including on Twitter, Google and Geo; But while we can access other sites, only Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger are constantly available when Gadgets 360 employees try to access these processors. At this early stage, it is not clear what is causing these problems, but it appears to be a global malfunction because reports from the Down Detector’s U.S. website are similar.
We know some people have trouble accessing the Facebook app. We are working to get back to normal as soon as possible and apologize for any inconvenience.
– Facebook App (@facebookapp) October 4, 2021
Judging by the reports on the site, this issue seems to have started about half an hour ago, at 9pm; Within 10 minutes, there were more than 18,000 reports that WhatsApp was down. In recent times, we have seen many such failures due to CDN issues, two recent events in Agamai and Fastley; Most recently a crash in July, Zomato, Disney + Hotstar, PSN, Steam, Paytm and many more services provided.
However, if the problem with Facebook services seems too serious, it may instead be an issue facing the social media company. This problem is speculated to be caused by a DNS problem. As mentioned by The Verge, Dane Nect, an SVP on CloudFlare, Tweeted Facebook DNS and other services have been disabled.
Facebook did not give any details about the crash at this time, but a Facebook administrator did Tweet Admit the problem and say it looks the matter. Meanwhile global users are flooding Twitter to make jokes, and Google seems to like it too Join the fun.
As mentioned above, this is the latest in a steady stream of Internet crashes. On June 8, a large portion of the Internet was inaccessible with popular sites such as Reddit, Twitch and Amazon. A major crash at Amazon has affected users around the world — not just for Amazon’s e-commerce platform, but also for the numerous sites and applications that use its AWS platform. In August 2020, there was a major crash involving Google, which had a major impact.