Posted: 27 January, 2015
by Christian Hull
Facebook Instagram & Tinder All Went Down
What happens when three of the biggest social media sites break?
It’s been a super dramatic few minutes as our only source of communication has gone down.
OK, that might be a huge overstatement, but Twitter has gone into meltdown over the fact the servers at Facebook HQ went down. The hashtag #facebookdown is so funny! People were losing their minds!
The servers also operate Instagram and Tinder, with both site also not working. The outage seems to have had a worldwide effect with the UK and USA both going offline too.
We're sure there were six million techs working on getting these apps working, and they did a pretty good job. We were only offline for about 30 minutes. Sadly in those 30 minutes I was unable to find my Mr Right or tell all my friends that I’m feeling “A little bit upset” but not actually tell them why and most importantly… who will see what I am eating for for dinner?
No word as to why this happened.
There have been some hilarious memes being posted on Twitter:
Perhaps the greatest tweet, this gem from the Queensland Police...