The social networking website remained inaccessible for more than 30 minutes and displayed an error message to users who were trying to log on.
Millions of users vent their anger on Twitter over the crashing of Facebook. The same problem was witnessed by users of Facebook mobile application.
A spokesperson for the site said: “We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing Facebook. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible.”
However, the website has now started to restore in different parts of the world.