Facebook says it’s resolved outage issues and denies attack

Facebook said Thursday it had fixed the technical issue that led to a widespread outage across its services for almost 24 hours on Wednesday.

The company blamed a change it had made to its system for the outage. Facebook said the issue had been resolved and that it’s systems were recovering.

“Yesterday, we made a server configuration change that triggered a cascading series of issues. As a result, many people had difficulty accessing our apps and services,” a Facebook spokesperson said Thursday.

A Facebook spokesperson told CNN Business that despite some online rumors, the issue was not caused by a hack or an attack, adding that the company was focused on resolving the issue and hoped to eventually share details about what caused the problem.

The interruption, which also extended to Facebook-owned services like Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp, is believed to be the biggest ever suffered by the…

Original published: 2019-03-14 14:28:27 Read the full New York City News here


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