• Facebook's outage likely cost the company over $60 million

    3 monthes ago - By Ars Technica

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    In a major outage yesterday, Facebook, along with its sibling sites, WhatsApp and Instagram, became unreachable for hours. Real-time website status tracker DownDetector received over 14 million reports from users who couldn't use the social media giant's apps and services.
    But beyond the obvious inconvenience to those cut off from these services, yesterday's outage has had financial repercussions not only for Facebook, but many small businesses that rely on the platform.
    Downtime estimated to cost Facebook over $60 million
    Facebook's 2020 revenue was $86 billion. Experts have used...
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  • Facebook outage caused by a single mistake; has huge implications

    Facebook outage caused by a single mistake; has huge implications

    3 monthes ago - By 9to5Mac

    Yesterday's Facebook outage - which took down Facebook Messenger, Instagram , and WhatsApp as well as the main service - resulted from a mistake by the company's own network engineers.
    The mistake led to all of Facebook's services being inaccessible, with one analogy likening it to a failure in the “air traffic control” services for network traffic...
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  • Why do all the biggest websites keep falling apart?

    Why do all the biggest websites keep falling apart?

    3 monthes ago - By Tech Radar

    Instagram, Whatsapp and Facebook , yesterday, joined the stock pile of websites and apps that have experienced major outages this year alone. Facebook said that configuration changes on the backbone routers that coordinate network traffic between its data centers caused issues that interrupted this communication, which had a ripple effect on the way their data centers communicate, bringing their services to a halt. This more recent incident highlights that global outages are one of the major downsides of a centralized system, and with many top websites STILL grappling with the challenges...
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  • Reason Behind Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp Outage Revealed

    Reason Behind Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp Outage Revealed

    3 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    As most of you know by now, Facebook had some huge issues yesterday. The company's services were offline for hours and hours, on a global basis. Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp were all affected, and the reason behind the outage has been revealed .
    The reason behind Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp outage has been revealed
    The services are now up and running, and Facebook decided to explain what happened. It seems like an incorrect configuration change was behind this. Facebook wanted to make it clear that user data was not compromised in the process.
    Facebook also...
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