Facebook Rolls Out Dashboard Features; Lets You Monitor App Usage

21 November, 2018, 19:12 | Author: Leah Owens
  • Facebook & Instagram down in major outage

Both social media giants have been hit by major outages that left them refusing to load for some of their users.

Facebook Messenger has crashed, with users around the world complaining they are unable to login or send messages.

"Your Time on Facebook" tool will allow users to set a daily limit of app usage and receive a reminder to stop after that many minutes each day.

The independent monitoring site Downdetector showed a map indicating outages affecting most parts of the world, especially in North America, Europe and Asia.

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Outages seemed to stretch from the early morning into the afternoon in California, where the leading social network has its headquarters. Sound off in the comments section, down below, and let us know if you can get into your FB or Insta accounts! "We're working to resolve the issue as soon as possible", Facebook said in a Twitter post at 1535 GMT. Did you experience any issues with your own apps?

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It comes just days after Facebook suffered a "total blackout" that affected the social media site and its other platforms, including WhatsApp and Instagram.

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