Social media giant Facebook and its Instagram and Whatsapp platforms went down for a couple of hours highlighting the stability of Bitcoin and its decentralized architecture.
Facebook Goes Down
Social media website Facebook went down for a few hours on April 13th according to a monitoring resource downdetector.com.
Whatsapp, the popular messaging app, and Instagram, a picture-sharing social media platform, both owned by Facebook, have also experienced outages.
According to a report by Business Insider, there were more than 9,000 people complaining about the issues and it was felt mostly across Asia and Europe.
As of yet, there’s no formal statement outlining the issues for the outage. However, a spokesman from the company said:
We’re sorry for any inconvenience.
Not The First Time and Not The Only One
It’s not the first time the social media website has experienced a notable outage.
Earlier in March, Facebook, as well as the abovementioned associated apps went down for over 24 hours.
The company did come up with a…