During the outage, Facebook users ranging from
Australia to South Korea to India and Britain were greeted with
a message saying "Sorry, something went wrong".
The cause of the outage was not immediately known. Its exact
duration could not be confirmed but service was restored in less
than an hour.
It prevented users from posting to the social networking site
"for a brief period of time", a Facebook spokesman said.
"We resolved the issue quickly, and we are now back to 100
percent," he said. "We're sorry for any inconvenience this may
(Reporting by Supriya Kurane and Sampad Patnaik in Bangalore and
Eric Auchard in London; editing by Dale Hudson and Jason Neely)
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