Friday, September 24, 2010

The Seven Best “Why Facebook Is Down” Cracks: Tech News [GigaOm]

More Facebook commiseration on Twitter

Unless you spent today vacationing with a Stone Age tribe in a remote country somewhere, you probably heard about an outage that Facebook experienced, one that lasted for several hours and took out not just the website but also — as it did in April after the F8 conference — all of the Facebook-powered “like” and “recommend” buttons on hundreds of thousands of webpages all across the web, replacing them with helpful messages saying “Service Unavailable — DNS Error.” This was the cause of much hilarity on Twitter, which has had its own share of downtime issues, so we collected some of the tweets we liked the best here.

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5. from someecards: “It seems Facebook is down and Zuckerberg won’t bring it back up unless we promise not to see the movie.”

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