Case of the Mondays: Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Other Apps Down for 6+ Hours

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and other properties both public and internal were nonexistent for the bulk of Monday, with Downdetector initially reporting the outages at 11:40 a.m. ET. Parts of the platforms appeared to be returning around 6 p.m. ET, and Facebook confirmed in a tweet at 6:33 p.m., “To the huge community of people and…
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and other properties both public and internal were nonexistent for the bulk of Monday, with Downdetector initially reporting the outages at 11:40 a.m. ET. Parts of the platforms appeared to be returning around 6 p.m. ET, and Facebook confirmed in a tweet at 6:33 p.m., “To the huge community of people and…