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Old 04.10.2021, 18:21
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Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down.

All three are down. So are facebook’s stocks.
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Re: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down.

5% down. Damn... Get it together facebook
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Old 04.10.2021, 18:38
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Re: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down.

It’s not just Facebook that’s down. The whole market is down. Facebook is still a good bet in my opinion.
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Re: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down.


Facebook and Instagram go down the day after whistleblower goes public

WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger are down too


Frances Haugen: Facebook whistleblower reveals identity
https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-58784615
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Old 04.10.2021, 19:18
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Re: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down.

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The only one that I have any interest in is WhatsApp and only because my kids use it to communicate with us.
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Old 04.10.2021, 19:25
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Re: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down.

That’s rather good news. Societies will become more productive. How about the EF?
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Old 04.10.2021, 19:32
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That’s rather good news. Societies will become more productive. How about the EF?
Not necessarily, it's not just family and friends who use Whatsapp for group chats, lots of companies do too, I used it for a staff chat group when I was employing in Zürich and I know people here in the UK who do too, my nephew owns a bar and restaurant, all the staff discuss shifts and special booking etc on the platform.

If it's only down for an hour or so, it's not a big problem, but if it stays down for a few hours it will be. I think it was down (in some countries at least) earlier this year. I guess we're becoming too reliant on these free messaging services now.
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Re: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down.

Perhaps, but with friends and family all over the world- free messaging services, with video, are just wonderful. And add Covid restrictions to that, and FaceTime, etc, have been real family and friends life savers. Was really looking forward to a really good FaceTime natter with grand-daughter tonight, as usual on a Monday evening. Sad.
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Not necessarily, it's not just family and friends who use Whatsapp for group chats, lots of companies do too, I used it for a staff chat group when I was employing in Zürich and I know people here in the UK who do too, my nephew owns a bar and restaurant, all the staff discuss shifts and special booking etc on the platform.

If it's only down for an hour or so, it's not a big problem, but if it stays down for a few hours it will be. I think it was down (in some countries at least) earlier this year. I guess we're becoming too reliant on these free messaging services now.
Never mind. It’s tongue in cheek comment. We all use it but sometimes too much abuse it. I saw some parents in the park today with kids, then teenagers, I got on the bus and everyone had in common only one thing, they were all glued to their smartphones. What a world we are living in

WhatsApp is ok though but Instagram no loss there. Anyway, like you said it will all be back online soon.
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Old 04.10.2021, 19:38
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Perhaps, but with friends and family all over the world- free messaging services, with video, are just wonderful. And add Covid restrictions to that, and FaceTime, etc, have been real family and friends life savers. Was really looking forward to a really good FaceTime natter with grand-daughter tonight, as usual on a Monday evening. Sad.
FaceTime = Apple. You should be fine unless that's down too
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Perhaps, but with friends and family all over the world- free messaging services, with video, are just wonderful. And add Covid restrictions to that, and FaceTime, etc, have been real family and friends life savers. Was really looking forward to a really good FaceTime natter with grand-daughter tonight, as usual on a Monday evening. Sad.
Nothing is ever free. TANSTAAFL.

And AFAIK FaceTime is working fine.
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Re: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down.

I'm on Signal with a few friends from FB and WhatsApp, I imagine more will be joining tonight.
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Re: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down.

Sorry. My fault. I started watching the Social Dilemma on Netflix, got bored and switched it off, and that's clearly triggered them to initiate project global shutdown.
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Re: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down.

I've got Signal and Threema but use them very rarely.
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Re: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down.

Will it now be down for a week so that the owners can read all posts and then have a new start?
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Re: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down.

The entire tech sector is being battered except for TSLA. Life aint easy for Tesla shorts.
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Re: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down.

telegram and wickr for me.
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The entire tech sector is being battered except for TSLA. Life aint easy for Tesla shorts.
Google is up 20% from six months ago. That seems pretty good.
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Re: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down.

I was in the middle of an argument on WA.. plenty of time to craft a come back
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Re: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are down.

Dead forever?

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