Tencent Technologies News, March 14, according to foreign media reports, since 12 p.m. Eastern Time Wednesday (4 p.m. Greenwich Time), the four major mainstream applications of social media giant Facebook have fallen into global downtime.
Downdector.com also said the failure began in parts of the United States, including the East and West Coasts, parts of Europe and Australia. New Zealand users also reported problems.
Facebook did not say what caused the malfunction that was still occurring at 2:15 p.m. Eastern Time, nor did it say which areas had been affected.
On Wednesday, Google also suffered a worldwide outage. Users reported problems with Gmail, Google Drive, Hangout and Google Maps.
At present, many social media users are expressing their concerns through Facebook's competitor Twitter. (Tencent Technology Revision/Jinlu)