Monday’s Outage Appeared To Have Hit Far Outside Facebook — And The Implications Are Big

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Posted: Oct 09, 2021 12:01 AM

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The impact of Monday’s internet outage spread a lot further than just Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. Amazon, Amazon Web Services, Google, Google Fiber and CloudFlare; Verizon,AT&T, T-Mobile, Xfinity, Peacock, US Cellular, Cricket, Cox; Snapchat, Zoom and TikTok: These companies are among those who received massive upticks in complaints of non-working services from users frustrated with their inability to access either Facebook companies themselves, or Facebook services integrated into their sites.

Facebook says “the root cause of this outage was a faulty configuration

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