FACEBOOK down: Facebook, Instagram, and Whatsapp services have gone down in Europe, US, Malaysia, and worldwide leaving millions of users furious.
Facebook services including Instagram and Whatsapp are facing a widespread outage. The outage of Facebook services happens one month after the longest outage in history. Users in Europe, Malaysia and some parts of the US are not able to access to Facebook, Instagram, and Whatsapp.
As usual, let’s give a look at the website downdetector.com that monitors the availability of online websites, it confirms that tens of thousands of users are not able to access the Facebook services in the last hours.
Due to the outage of the Facebook services people are opting out for alternative social networks and instant messaging apps, including Twitter and Signal.
Pierluigi Paganini is member of the ENISA (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security) Threat Landscape Stakeholder Group and Cyber G7 Group, he is also a Security Evangelist, Security Analyst and Freelance Writer.
Editor-in-Chief at "Cyber Defense Magazine", Pierluigi is a cyber security expert with over 20 years experience in the field, he is Certified Ethical Hacker at EC Council in London. The passion for writing and a strong belief that security is founded on sharing and awareness led Pierluigi to find the security blog "Security Affairs" recently named a Top National Security Resource for US.
Pierluigi is a member of the "The Hacker News" team and he is a writer for some major publications in the field such as Cyber War Zone, ICTTF, Infosec Island, Infosec Institute, The Hacker News Magazine and for many other Security magazines.
Author of the Books "The Deep Dark Web" and “Digital Virtual Currency and Bitcoin”.