Facebook blames server configuration change for outage

Facebook blames server configuration change for outage

The social network´s handling of user data has been a flashpoint for controversy since it admitted previous year that Cambridge Analytica, a political consultancy which did work for Donald Trump´s 2016 election campaign, used an app that may have hijacked the private details of 87 million users.

It is unbelievable that WhatsApp copy, Telegram gained 3 million new users in just one day.

Although Telegram offers the same services like Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp, its business model to generate revenue is quite different.

Since Wednesday, Facebook users worldwide reported problems logging into their accounts, sharing posts on its website and Instagram and not being able to refresh feeds or post new files using the social media giant's family of apps.

Meanwhile, Facebook's loss turned out to be Telegram's gain. The company said the issue has now been resolved, and all systems are recovering from the outage.

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This outage did not impact WhatsApp message in the USA, but The Verge reported that users in Paraguay, India, Bangladesh, Argentina, and more noted that they experienced issues with sending messages. "Good. We have true privacy and unlimited space for everyone".

Ironically, the biggest social network of them all chose to announce the end of the outage on a rival social media platform, Twitter.

It later confirmed that a DDoS attack, which refers to a Distributed Denial-of-Service attack in which "a hacker overwhelms a site by flooding it with fake traffic", as CNBC reports, was not the result of the problem.

While this represented a major leap for the messaging app that prides itself as the most secured end-to-end encryption chat app, it remains to be seen if the huge number is sustainable. Bloomberg reports that the company said it was evaluating the overall impact of the issue on Wednesday and is still open to "the possibility of refunds for advertisers".

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