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Facebook down for users throughout Europe



Facebook down for users throughout Europe as THOUSANDS report a 'total blackout' on the social media site

  • Two-thirds of users are recording a 'total blackout' on the platform
  • Issues started around 2pm across the continent and are ongoing
  • Users in the US and Australia are apparently unaffected by the outage

Facebook users are reporting a near-total blackout across Europe, including the UK.

Thousands of users are reporting issues logging on, with two-thirds of complaints citing a 'total blackout' and more than a fifth talking of login issues.

According to downdetector, a site that tracks live outages online according to reports online, the problems began around 2pm BST.

Over 1,300 users have reported issues so far.

Thousands of users are reporting issues logging on, with two-thirds of complaints citing a 'total blackout'

Thousands of users are reporting issues logging on, with two-thirds of complaints citing a 'total blackout'

The source of the problem remains unidentified but is not affecting people around the world, with users in the US and Australia apparently unscathed by the outage

The source of the problem remains unidentified but is not affecting people around the world, with users in the US and Australia apparently unscathed by the outage

Although the issue is widespread across a host of countries in Europe and some parts of western Asia and northern Africa, many people seem to be unaffected.

The source of the problem remains unidentified but is not affecting people around the world, with users in the US and Australia apparently unscathed by the outage.

Users took to Twitter to vent their displeasure as they experienced issues.

One French user tweeted a damning GIF of Julius Caeser from the blockbuster film Gladiator to vent their displaesure, with the thumb down of doom.

It accompanied a message tat read along the lines of, 'Well, Facebook is broken. Goodbye. '

FilGoal, a popular Egyptian football magazine, posted on Twitter that they were experiencing issues getting online.

FilGoal, a popular Egyptian football magazine, posted on Twitter that they were experiencing issues getting online

FilGoal, a popular Egyptian football magazine, posted on Twitter that they were experiencing issues getting online


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