Twitter to Google to Starbucks & more: Take a look at how various companies took swipe at global outage
The outage, which occurred at 9:06 p.m. (IST), transformed Twitter into a meme-fest as people flocked to the social media network, which was back up and running.
With WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook all down in various areas of the world, Twitter, Google, and other major companies used funny memes to mock Facebook-owned services. The outage, which occurred at 9:06 p.m. (IST), transformed Twitter into a meme-fest as people flocked to the social media network, which was back up and running.
"Hello literally everyone," Jack Dorsey's microblogging service tweeted on its official handle.
Many others, including Google, used the microblogging site to mock the global outage:
Meanwhile, Edward Snowden took advantage of the chance to install Signal.
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of the digital giant Facebook, Whatsapp, and Instagram, has apologised for the interruption in their services and promised that they would be back online on Tuesday. "Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger are all backup and running," Zuckerberg said on Facebook. "Sorry for the disruption today -- I know how much you rely on our services to stay connected with the people you care about," he added.
After a major outage that affected services for more than 5 hours, Facebook and the programmes owned by the American company, Instagram and WhatsApp, are back online.
In terms of its reputation, Facebook's previous 48 hours have been a train catastrophe. First, a former Facebook employee revealed that the corporation reportedly prioritised profit before cracking down on hate speech and disinformation. Frances Haugen, a former product manager for Facebook's civic disinformation team, said that her former employers lied about making progress in combating hatred and misinformation on their platform.