#FacebookDown: Social media Network goes dark, according to reports
Is Facebook down? That was the case for many as Twitter lit up with reports of not being able to access the social media site Monday morning.
According to downdetector.com, the East coast had the most reports of outages. Facebook was back up and running for several users after being down for about 30 minutes.
Users also took to Twitter to report the outage, with #FacebookDown trending quickly.
The reactions to the social media site not functioning ranged from hilarious to pure desperation.
— Mat Babiak 🚫 (@MatBabiak) November 12, 2018
We've been made aware of an issue impacting players' ability to use Facebook to log into Pokémon GO and Ingress due to a Facebook outage. We are closely monitoring the situation and will provide you with an update soon. #FacebookDown
— Niantic Support (@NianticHelp) November 12, 2018
— amogh tayade (@tayadeamogh) November 12, 2018
— John Zuluaga (@johnz7g) November 12, 2018
#Facebookdown I tried to open facebook and saw it was down. As an old person, I needed something to do. So I went to the bathroom. 🙂 Who is responsible for causing oldsters around the country to consider their lives and stop posting kitty videos?? pic.twitter.com/mbTw3juZxF
— IUPUITerry (@IUPUITerry) November 12, 2018
The outage appears to have been resolved as of 1:45 pm ET. Facebook has offered no explanation for the service interruption.