It was reported by thousands of people on Monday, 4 October 2021 that Facebook had stopped working. Visitors to the Facebook page received an error message saying that their browser could not connect.
Another Facebook property, Messenger is also down and the users won’t be able to send or receive messages. It was tweeted by Facebook that they were aware of the problem and were working on getting things back to normal.
We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessing Facebook app. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible, and we apologize for any inconvenience.
— Facebook (@facebook) October 4, 2021
While it may be too early to get to any conclusions, this seems to be an issue around the DNS server down. Hopefully, things will get back on track soon.
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