Facebook, Instagram, and the instant messaging service WhatsApp — all of which are owned by Facebook — suffered a worldwide outage Monday morning due to an apparent server configuration issue.
According to journalist Brian Krebs, who covers cybercrime and security, "the [Domain Name System] records that tell systems how to find Facebook.com or Instagram.com got withdrawn this morning from the global routing tables."
The New York Times' Ryan Mac reported that Facebook's internal tools and communications platforms were also down, meaning "no one [could] do any work."
Twitter, meanwhile, was humming along just fine Monday, so everyone — and I do mean everyone — signed on there to joke about the Facebook, Inc. outage.
Here are the best reactions we've seen so far:
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