Facebook outage forces people to talk the old fashion way

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facebookWORLD – On Tuesday night, the world came to an end; but luckily only for a few hours. Facebook was temporarily down due to internal problems and users had no choice but to talk to real people instead.

The message “Sorry, something went wrong. We’re working on getting this fixed as soon as we can” appeared on screens all over the world. Some people couldn’t log in at all; others could but were unable to access certain services.

We still don’t know what caused this outage — the new hashtags, complications with Chinese users or some new Instagram product. But just out of curiosity: will our timeline show that we were dead for a while?