User reports on downrightnow and Twitter today point to a widespread service issue with Facebook:
Many users on downrightnow and Twitter are experiencing difficulty accessing Facebook and slowness loading pages today. The issues may not be affecting all users, but judging by the volume of reports, this is a widespread disruption.
Numerous downrightnow and Twitter users in the UK are reporting problems accessing Facebook today. Users with Virgin Media Internet service seem to be particularly affected.
As far as we can tell, today’s Facebook issues aren’t affecting a large number of users outside the UK.
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