Facebook says configuration changes on its backbone routers disrupted network traffic between its data centers, causing an outage across its platforms (Santosh Janardhan/Facebook Engineering)







Facebook’s services are returning online after suffering a global outage for over six hours  —  Update: 5:55 p.m. ET: Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger are slowly but surely coming back up after more than 6 hours of being down.  Your mileage may vary for now, but the services are in the process of coming back to life.

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