Menlo Park: Facebook’s website has crashed for users around the globe. Users trying to access the site are being shown a message saying ‘Sorry, something went wrong. We’re working on it and we’ll get it fixed as soon as we can.’
Facebook users around the world have been left in a ‘total blackout’ after the site crashed early Monday afternoon. The site went down just before 1 p.m. (ET), affecting users from the United States and South America all the way to Europe.
Those who attempted to access the desktop site were met with a message saying ‘Sorry, something went wrong,’ while mobile users appeared unable to refresh the News Feed.
While some users were able to get back on Facebook by around 1:30 p.m., others have continued to experience problems with the site.
‘We’re working on it and we’ll get it fixed as soon as we can,’ Facebook said in an error message to users. Hundreds of reports piled within minutes of the crash, with most (55 percent) saying they were experiencing a ‘total blackout,’ according to DownDetector.
Others have said they are unable to log in (35 percent), while a smaller group (14 percent) is having issues with images. By 1:15 p.m., more than 1200 reports had already been logged. Disgruntled Facebook users took to Twitter in droves to complain about the outage.