As Facebook stopped until Monday night, thousands of comments and memes became global as fast as frustrating messages directed at tech giants.
Not surprisingly, many of the comments were found on Twitter. People flocked because the only other major social media platform continued to function.
Not surprisingly, it has also become a place where people can come into contact with Schadenfreude about the turmoil.
Many felt a bit ironic about the fact that Facebook’s head issued a statement on Twitter to keep users up to date on the progress of the outage.
Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer said, “There is a network problem and the team is working on debugging and restoring as quickly as possible.”
Still, Twitter was arguably the platform that most benefited from the turmoil of Facebook and Instagram in the evening.
Many could only imagine the scenario that was happening at one of the largest social media companies on the planet …
Not only did the outage affect Facebook, but it also confused the company’s two other platforms, Instagram and WhatsApp. It didn’t take long for people to rediscover the lesser-used aspects of mobile phones.
Facebook suffered such serious damage when the 14-hour outage lasted in 2019, again affecting most of its websites, messaging apps, and related platforms.
Prior to this, the Facebook site also crashed in 2008, when it had only 150 million users. Currently, there are 2.89 billion monthly active ones. There are a lot of comments to deal with …