Facebook social media crash explained unsuccessful changes to the configuration of backbone routers, which are responsible for coordinating network traffic between data centers.
On the night of October 5, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp resumed their work after a global outage that lasted for about six hours.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has apologized to all users. “I know how much you rely on our services to stay in touch with your loved ones,” wrote he.
The company said that as a result of the failure, no data leaks were recorded.
Global failure touched See also Twitter, Google, Amazon and TikTok. According to Downdetector data, problems in Russia were also observed among telecom providers Rostelecom, MGTS, MTS, Megafon, Yota, Tele2 and Beeline. Also, users noted difficulties in the work of Mail ru, Twitch, YouTube.