What happened to Facebook?
A basic explainer of what that outage was all about
(edit: Facebook finally published some information about the outage, corroborating expert suspicions)
Yesterday, Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp all went down (i.e. didn’t work) for a good chunk of the day. They haven’t given any official statements about what happened, but experts seem to agree that it was related to DNS issues, specifically …
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