A screen grab showing the real-time status of Facebook service on Downdetector.
Many Instagram profiles refused to load, Facebook users were faced with empty newsfeeds, and issues sending messages through Facebook's Messenger app, as did WhatsApp users. As of Thursday morning, the only good news for Facebook is that plunging stock price appeared to have found a floor.
Their outage map for Facebook showed a surge in reports in the Northeast from Washington, D.C. through NY, though a cursory search of the Twitter free-for-all on the topic indicates the reach is well beyond the greater metropolitan areas.
Facebook estimates that 2.7 billion people use its apps, with more than 2 billion users posting and messaging on its services every day.
The blackout lasted more than 12 hours for some people, with users in North America and Europe being the most affected.
Facebook also said WhatsApp chief Chris Daniels is leaving the company.
'We are still investigating the overall impact of this issue, including the possibility of refunds for advertisers, ' the spokesperson added.
With the New York Times reporting that Facebook is under criminal investigation for actions related to data sharing with third parties, Wednesday was always going to be a bad day for the social network.
A grand jury in NY has subpoenaed information from at least two major smartphone makers about such arrangements with Facebook, according to the Times.
In addition to looking at the data deals, the probes focus on disclosures that the company shared the user data of 87 million people with Cambridge Analytica, a British consulting firm that worked with US President Donald Trump's campaign.
'We've provided public testimony, answered questions and pledged that we will continue to do so, ' the spokesman said.
Regulators, and now prosecutors, appear intent on determining whether this was done in ways that let users know what was happening and protected privacy. The company has a large campus of data centers in Prineville.
The travel ban entails preventing the entry into or transit by all states through their territories by designated individuals. On March 12, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington .
But in the final part of his conclusion, Cox said that legal risks of Britain being stuck in the backstop remained. But TIG insiders said they were fed up with being told to wait for the right time to put the amendment to a vote.
Initial reports indicated that the Iron Dome missile defense system was launched to intercept one of the incoming rockets. The Israeli military is reporting air-raid sirens in southern Israel, signaling new rocket fire out of the Gaza Strip.
He said he was later told by the Police that he was the only passenger booked on the flight that did not board. Meanwhile, Europe and India have joined a wave of countries grounding the Boeing 737 Max.
Lyon goalscorer Tousart had little complaint about the final result and said his side were powerless to deal with Messi. After one of his goals, the five-time Champions League victor taunted Simeone by copying his celebration.
The plan would also aim to curtail mergers between companies like Facebook's acquisition of Instagram and WhatsApp. Facebook pledged to give people the ability to appeal decisions on reports filed on other people's content.
Well, he has not been indicted yet, but charges could be on the way as he allegedly also made the donation to the fake charity. Dozens, including Huffman, the Emmy-winning star of ABC's " Desperate Housewives ", were arrested by midday Tuesday.
In a heartfelt video appeal, they urged anyone who had information about Catherine Shaw to get in touch. Shaw had been travelling since September last year and previously visited Mexico and California.
It's also odd to hear the argument that no inquiry should happen simply because the Senate probably would never convict. To be clear, I'm not saying that Pelosi should support impeachment hearings right now.
South Korean officials are warning North Korean leader Kim Jong-un about using nuclear weapons as leverage in deals with the U.S. In this March 2, 2019 photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves upon his arrival at Vietnam's Dong Dang railway station.
Captain Marvel will not release in Pakistan
That low of a score is unwarranted, both for Larson's performance and the overall quality of the film. The rest of the trailer cannily reuses footage from the previous 20+ MCU films to great effect.
Gambino crime family boss gunned down on Staten Island
Some of the indictments included murder, drug trafficking, robbery and extortion, according to The Mob Museum . No description of a suspect is now available, and no arrests have been made, according to an NYPD spokesman.