Fb Messenger went down throughout the globe earlier as we speak, leaving numerous IMs as “learn” with no response, however by some means the world saved turning.
Fb messenger is down. Properly I used to be getting bored with my messages being left on learn anyway.
— Heel Flip Haden (@_TheSonOfMars_) December 5, 2017
Frazzled customers began complaining of the outage at round 6 a.m. Jap Time, in response to well-liked standing reporting web site Outage Report. The problems appeared to have an effect on the East Coast of the US, Europe, and southeast Asia, peaking at about eight a.m.
Fb acknowledged the problem on its builders web site after about an hour at 7:06 a.m. Jap Time, posting a message stating that the outage was being investigated by a crew working to discover a answer to the issue. The social community hasn’t but up to date the web page, so the investigation is ongoing.
Messenger customers took to Twitter to air their on-line grievances in regards to the outage, as has turn into commonplace protocol when a social media platform goes on the fritz.
Some even took the chance to hype up different messaging platforms, unsurprisingly.
Fortunately, the service seems to have been restored for many customers. The reason for the outage wasn’t instantly clear; we have contacted Fb for remark and can replace this story after we get a response.
UPDATE: Dec. 5, 2017, 11:05 a.m. EST A Messenger spokesperson confirmed to us through electronic mail that common service has been restored. They didn’t specify what triggered the outage.