Original report: Facebook users across the globe have reported an outage of the social media site
With #FacebookDown trending on Twitter, Facebook tweeted the following statement from: "We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps. We’re working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.”
Users reported not being able to log into the Facebook website or access the app. An outage map on downdetector.com shows the areas globally where users are reporting issues. Areas that seemed to be especially affected include New England; Texas; Seattle; parts of Latin America, including Peru; the U.K.; India and the Philippines, according to The Verge.
Facebook tweeted that company officials don’t believe the outage is due to a distributed denial-of-service, or “DDoS,” attack.
Further information isn’t yet available.