ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: Facebook users in Pakistan and elsewhere found themselves unable to access the social network through their computers and smartphones for about an hour on Saturday, ARY News reported.
Users trying to log in to the site are greeted with the message that “Facebook Will Be Back Soon” and the site is down for maintenance.
Photo sharing site and Facebook’s sister concern Instagram too remained down since the Facebook outage.
Users around the world expressed their anger on micro-blogging site Twitter.
Here are some.
— Γαστόνος (@gastone85) August 23, 2017
— ANONYMOUS ESPAÑA (@ANONSPAIN2) August 26, 2017
— Giada ❣ (@obsessedwithasr) August 26, 2017
— pam mayhew (@baseballmom53) August 26, 2017
— Simply Kreative (@_simplykreative) August 23, 2017
— Studio B61 (@studiob61) August 23, 2017
— Darkoh (@Darkohmenswear) August 26, 2017
— Raza Mehdi (@SyedRezaMehdi) August 26, 2017
— Theo1991 (@Theol991) August 26, 2017
— Joe B. Lewis (@vettijoe) August 26, 2017
— Qaisar kamran (@Qai_kam) August 26, 2017
Facebook can easily claim the title of the world’s most popular social network. In June, the platform announced that it had reached the enviable milestone of having more than 2 billion monthly active users (MAUs).
According to currentlydown.com, Facebook has only suffered 10 outages so far and none exceeded more than an hour.