Numerous users have filed reports on Twitter and downrightnow today about a problem reaching Facebook. We have reproduced the issue and noticed symptoms including slow loading times, missing stylesheets and even difficulty with third-party web sites that incorporate widgets using the Facebook API. The outage has lasted at least 30 minutes as of 11:30am ET.
Leave a comment below to let us know your experience, and be sure to file a report and stay tuned to our Facebook status page for the latest information. We haven’t noticed any official acknowledgement from Facebook so far but we’ll update this post with any additional details we come across.
Update: As of 11:45am ET, Facebook’s performance seems to be returning to normal for most users. The cause of the earlier disruption is still unknown.
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