The spike in sign-ups, which was about five times higher than the norm, was likely a result of Wednesday's world-wide outage affecting Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, which are all owned by Facebook, Inc.e was not related to a DDoS attack, but have not yet specified what actually went wrong. The platform experienced one of its greatest outage in history Wednesday when users on the east and west coast and the southeast, as well as Europe, reported issues with uploading photos or posts or the inability to log into the site at all.
Facebook's shares fell almost 2 percent in morning trading on Thursday.
Thousands of users took to Twitter over the past day to complain about the outage, causing the hashtag #facebookdown to trend. Facebook's ad platform, Facebook Ad Manager, was also down.
Facebook Apologizes for Outages, Says It Has Resolved ‘Server Configuration’ Error That Led to Access Problems
"We're aware that some people are now having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps". The company's flagship social network has more than 2.3 billion users, and Instagram has more than 1 billion.
"Yesterday, we made a server configuration change that triggered a cascading series of issues". Facebook said the issue had been resolved and that it's systems were recovering. The largest outages for Instagram were reported in the greater NY area and around Los Angeles and Toronto, according to the Downdetector.com outage map. And if you haven't rushed to Twitter yet, we'll save you the trouble: yes, Facebook posting is down and Instagram is buggy.
Facebook first acknowledged the problems in a tweet Wednesday at 1:49 p.m. ET, then said in a follow-up message that it was able to confirm the outages were not caused by distributed denial-of-service attack, in which networks are overloaded with bogus traffic created to disrupt service.
Italy bans unvaccinated children from attending school Italian officials have said that the law is already having a positive effect, though it hasn't released any figures. Children have been reportedly told to not turn up to school unless they can prove they have been vaccinated .
Banning cellphones from classrooms is not a new idea, and schools in Toronto have implemented the policy over the past few years. About 97 per cent of respondents favoured some sort of restriction on phones in class, the sources said.
Annual wage growth jumped 3.4 percent in February, the biggest increase since April 2009, from 3.1 percent in January. Consumer inflation - determined by Consumer Price Index (CPI) - indicates the rate of increase in consumer prices.
O'Rourke is not the only 2020 contender slated to drum up enthusiasm for Giddens, who is running against former GOP state Rep. Sherrod Brown in Iowa before he decided not to run for president in 2020, are also assisting O'Rourke in Iowa, per Politico.
After Samsung released the Galaxy S10 Android 9 kernel on its open source center, developer Mishaal Rehman got around digging. Samsung has chosen to focus on specific areas of the Galaxy S10 to deliver the maximum amount of aesthetic impact.
But it was yesterday when Major General Ghafoor brought the house down with his tweet: "Very well played yet again Usman Khawaja". He made Vijay Shankar his first bunny and then dismissed Ravindra Jadeja and well-set Rohit Sharma to seal the game for his side.
When the unnamed man raised his iPhone to photograph the attacker, he fired an arrow at him that pierced right through the device. A mobile phone may have saved the life of a man who came under fire in an alleged bow and arrow attack in rural New South Wales .
Voice actor Pierre Taki plays the role of Kyohei Hamura , the captain of the Matsugane family in Judgment . SEGA Japan released a statement saying it was still confirming facts and figuring out its next best step.
Lori Loughlin , 54, was arrested this morning when she returned to California from Vancouver, where she is filming a TV movie. Macy , who has not been indicted in the bribery scheme (yet), starred in nine seasons of the Showtime series Shameless .
Actor Jussie Smollett (C) and team arrive for a court hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse on March 12, 2019 in Chicago . Smollett also told police that the assailants "yelled pro-'Make America Great Again' [MAGA] comments" during the attack.
Even without any upgrades, just getting the auto nicer to drive, better balanced and more stable, there will be performance from that.
Avengers Endgame trailer: Tony Stark is back on Earth
The Endgame trailer features handsome words from Tony Stark, a Captain America flashback, and some incredible new Avengers suits. That's really what we were left with when all the dust settled from Infinity War (zing!), and that was perfectly deliberate.
Ex-soldiers to learn if they’ll face Blood Sunday charges
A silent crowd lines both sides of the road as the funeral procession of those who died Bloody Sunday passes, 02-02-1972. The UK Ministry of Defence has said its serving and former personnel can not live in constant fear of prosecution.
Mane's solo strike v Bayern from six great angles
Mane's strikes took him to 10 goals in his last 10 games in all competitions for the Reds, and Milner said: "Sadio is on fire. Maybe we were trying to play defensive and trying to score goals and maybe that was wrong and today Liverpool were better.
Score pie deals on National Pi Day
It's a day with deals on pizza, pastry and pot pies (not to be confused with " Pie Day ", which is held in January). We're talking free pie, pizza on the cheap, buy-one-get-one pies, and more, for one day only.
Facebook, Instagram outage goes global
Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger have all been affected by the partial outage across the U.S. and Europe. Facebook, on Twitter, last gave an update about ongoing outages on its platforms on it's platforms on Wednesday afternoon.
Brexit: MPs to vote on Theresa May's deal
The "no-deal" scenario's likely defeat would lead to a vote on Thursday on requesting a delay to Brexit from the EU. The two sides also agreed to continue working on technology that would do away with the need for border checks.