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Facebook went down, and some people freaked out

Facebook went down, and some people freaked out”

Many people were tweeting about the Facebook outage on Twitter at noon, poking fun of Facebook users rushing to check their Twitter feeds.

"We're aware that some people are now having trouble accessing Facebook and Instagram", said Facebook, in a statement emailed to Fox News.

At FOX 17, we could check messages, but could not post items that hadn't been already scheduled.

In a statement to Mashable, Facebook said "We're aware that some people are now having trouble accessing Facebook and Instagram", a Facebook spokesperson told Mashable in an emailed statement.

Facebook has not responded at this time. Eastern Time. People on the East and West coasts of the USA and in various locations in Europe seem to be hit the hardest, though there appears to be cases on nearly every continent, according to Outage Report.

A Facebook spokeswoman said: "We're aware that some people are now having trouble accessing Facebook and Instagram".

Hundreds of Instagram users are reporting problems with the USA social network website every minute, DownDetector data reveals.

Reuters reported that users in parts of the United States, Europe and Canada were affected on Wednesday.

The hashtag #facebookdown trended on Twitter as people swapped social networks to grumble about the outage.

The issues were seen across the world, though not for all users. Users simply need to wait this one out. Both services experienced an outage as recently as August, but did not disclose the cause.

We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story.



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