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Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:22 PM

Facebook Is Down, Mobile Apps Still Working For Some — Second Big Tech Outage Of Day

Source: Tech Crunch

Facebook appears to be down right now. It’s the second big outage of the day after Google’s.

For now, mobile apps are still working for some. Some writers can load everything with their phone, but it’s not the case for everyone. You can still technically access your Facebook feed, but not through your browser

Read more: http://techcrunch.com/2012/12/10/facebook-is-down-mobile-apps-still-working-second-big-tech-outage-of-the-day/





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See also:

The system is down: Facebook crashes in wake of epic Gmail failure

It’s a dark day for the Internet: We’ve confirmed that yes, Facebook is at least intermittently down for lots of users around the globe.

In fact, it looks like it’s worse that just “down” — DownForEveryoneOrJustMe.com shows a unique error message for the site: “Huh? http://www.facebook.com doesn’t look like a site on the interwho.”

And this sad news comes just a few hours after we confirmed widespread Gmail outages. If we start seeing Fail Whales, that’ll make some kind of social media nightmare trifecta.

More:
http://venturebeat.com/2012/12/10/facebook-is-down/


Facebook encountering DNS issues, making it unavailable for some users

Facebook has been encountering some DNS issues this afternoon that are making it unavailable to many users. The site’s Domain Name System servers are not directing folks to its site, causing it to appear as if the network is down completely.

As of this writing, it’s been down for some 20 minutes at the very least, and there are a lot of people that are pretty upset. It appears that visiting a Facebook subdomain, o.facebook.com, is letting users access Facebook, proving this is a DNS issue.

This is Facebook’s first major outage since October 11, when the social network went down in several countries worldwide. At the time, there were rumors that the site had been hacked, but Facebook denied this, and instead blamed DNS test for European outage which lasted more than an hour.

As usual, hoards of Twitter users have tweeted their concerns:

More:
http://thenextweb.com/facebook/2012/12/11/facebook-encountering-dns-issues-making-it-unavailable-for-some-users/


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Reply Facebook Is Down, Mobile Apps Still Working For Some — Second Big Tech Outage Of Day (Original post)
Ian David Dec 2012 OP
leveymg Dec 2012 #1
rightsideout Dec 2012 #2
Lydia Leftcoast Dec 2012 #3
Lionessa Dec 2012 #4
Mojorabbit Dec 2012 #12
EileenFB Dec 2012 #5
sakabatou Dec 2012 #6
SkyDaddy7 Dec 2012 #13
dipsydoodle Dec 2012 #7
orwell Dec 2012 #8
Skittles Dec 2012 #9
kentauros Dec 2012 #15
NoOneMan Dec 2012 #10
AmyDeLune Dec 2012 #11
kentauros Dec 2012 #14

Response to Ian David (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:26 PM

1. I finally updated my Facebook status and uprated my G-mail account today. It broke the damn thing.

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Response to Ian David (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:27 PM

2. Dang!

Now I have to make dinner and do other house chores.

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Response to Ian David (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:37 PM

3. I can't access it on my computer, but the iPhone app works

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Response to Ian David (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:39 PM

4. Youtube is also partially down. I've been trying to upload all day,

 

I can watch, I can make channel adjustments, but cannot get a video to get past "starting upload" when trying to upload Saturday's events. Since it is part of Google, I'm guessing that they've suspended some things while working on others.

Last eve it uploaded one just fine, but not the other two. Today still can't get the other two to upload, same size, file type, source, everything is the same but it won't budge since about 3am this morning.

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Response to Lionessa (Reply #4)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 04:52 AM

12. I was on pinterest tonight and having a heck of a time

The pop up windows to pin something were mirrored with the words backward and it was hit or miss.

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Response to Ian David (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:52 PM

5. This is a preemptive strike by the

Mayans.

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Response to Ian David (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:04 PM

6. I've had no problems

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Response to sakabatou (Reply #6)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 08:42 AM

13. Same here...

Been on Facebook several times this morning & not had one issue.

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Response to Ian David (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:13 PM

7. Been OK in the UK.

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Response to Ian David (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:36 PM

8. Facebook is temporarily down...

...and the planet's IQ and productivity is temporarily up.

Details at 11...

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Response to orwell (Reply #8)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 10:20 PM

9. I used to suspect a lot of people are idiots (not just repukes)

facebook certainly confirms it - seeing inane facebook comments on every online news story confirms the absolute worst I had suspected

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Response to orwell (Reply #8)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 08:51 AM

15. If I could turn away from DU for more than a day,

my productivity would go up, too

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Response to Ian David (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 10:31 PM

10. Facebook being down amounts to a "tech" outage?

 

We will have a full out societal break down if chat roulette ever goes down. The horror

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Response to Ian David (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 01:31 AM

11. Shoulden't that be 'flocks of Twitter users

tweeted their concerns'?

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Response to Ian David (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 08:50 AM

14. Reccing just for the pic of Johnny!



And I'm on FB, too, though it doesn't run my life (unlike DU )

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