Facebook Down Today? Users Report Trouble – August 19, 2009

Dozens of Twitter users and downrightnow visitors have been reporting that Facebook is down this morning.  While the issue doesn’t seem to be affecting everyone (we couldn’t immediately reproduce the problem at downrightnow HQ) the volume of complaints points to a potentially widespread disruption or network issue.

Facebook Status History as of Noon ET

As we’ve noted before, Facebook is not exactly forthcoming about service disruptions compared to other web services (like Twitter and Gmail) that maintain an official service status web site.  Thanks to everyone who has been reporting the issue for helping to confirm that this isn’t an isolated problem.

If you’re having trouble with Facebook today, be sure to file a report and help spread the word.


11 Comments


Facebook has been down all day

Comment by emily allen
October 22, 2009 @ 1:55 pm EST

Facebook is down right NOW!!

Comment by S
November 19, 2009 @ 2:06 am EST

FACEBOOK IS DOWN NOW

Comment by bajubbas
December 10, 2009 @ 5:34 pm EST

facebook? where are you? why do you hide from me?

Comment by jesselle
December 29, 2009 @ 2:44 pm EST

i want to access this website because its block from our server

Comment by LOLO
March 15, 2010 @ 5:23 am EST

Facebook is loading right now in txt version only. The only graphics that are loading are the pics. The stylesheet seems to be missing… Anybody else see this happening???

Jason

Comment by Jason
March 15, 2010 @ 12:45 pm EST

facebook Down right now!!!

Comment by Jason
March 15, 2010 @ 12:47 pm EST

i cant get it to come up

Comment by trinity
September 22, 2010 @ 2:13 pm EST

Come on facebook get it sorted

Comment by joanne
January 14, 2011 @ 6:29 am EST

i can’t assess my Facebook because my company restrictive that i try to browsing many proxies bt it;s not work plz if u can help me

Comment by Ranil Wewelwala
April 23, 2011 @ 8:17 am EST

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