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9:09 AM March 14, 2019

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9:09 AM March 14, 2019

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Facebook Assures in Statement Downtime Not Caused by “DDoS Attack”

FACEBOOK – The Social media giant issued a statement assuring the public that the downtime of its desktop version in several countries now is not due to “DDoS Attack”.

Recently, a lot of users of Facebook (FB) were alarmed following the inaccessibility of its desktop version in the Philippines, Japan, North America, Hong Kong, and South Korea.

The mobile version of the social media giant and as well as the apps that are working on the platform are accessible but some functions are not working. As of now, some netizens cannot post even with the use of the mobile version.

FB is the biggest social media platform in the world now that is why a lot of people are really affected by its downtime. It holds around 1.62 billion users in 2019.

Many are worried that FB can no longer accommodate the huge number of accounts and users.

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Recently, amid the downtime of Facebook’s desktop version in several countries now, the social media platform released a statement. It assured that it is not due to “DDoS Attack”.

The “DDoS Attack” or Distributed Denial-of-Service Attack happens when a lot of systems are flooding the bandwidth of a targeted system or server(s).

In its statement, the people behind Facebook assured that they are working to fix the problem as soon as possible. Here are the social media posts of FB on its Twitter page:

Facebook Post

As of this writing, FB is still on its downtime. A lot of people visibly await its return to full operation again.

We’ll keep you posted for further updates regarding the matter.

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