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Facebook says services tripped up by server problem

Nov 21, 2018 - 11:54 AM

It is the second instance in the past two weeks in which technical issues appeared to affect access to Facebook

Facebook News Feed suffers outage

Nov 18, 2018 - 1:05 PM

(UPDATED) 'Something went wrong. Try refreshing this page.'

YouTube back up after outage of around 2 hours

Oct 17, 2018 - 10:08 AM

(UPDATED) YouTube declares at 11 am that the site and its services have been restored

YOUTUBE DOWN. This is how YouTube appears upon trying to load it, Wednesday morning, October 17. Screenshot from YouTube.

Facebook suffers apparent downtime, forced logouts

Sep 28, 2018 - 5:39 PM

(UPDATED) reports Facebook as having some issues around 10 am on Friday, September 28. The issues may be forcing people to get logged out of the service or have an intermittent connection to Facebook.

DOWNTIME.'s live outage map of Facebook downtime as of 4:46 pm. Screenshot from

Facebook down in parts of Asia, Europe, U.S.

Feb 22, 2018 - 7:18 PM

Visitors to the site may encounter an error page, and points to portions of the US, Europe, and Asia as being affected

FACEBOOK ERRORS. The error message a visitor might get when visiting Facebook currently. Screenshot of

Facebook, Instagram restored following service downtime

Oct 12, 2017 - 12:29 AM

Are Facebook and Instagram down in your location? You're not alone!

YouTube suffers outage in U.S., Japan, Australia

Jun 16, 2017 - 10:16 PM

People in southeast Asia the Philippines included will likely be affected by intermittent service

YOUTUBE OUTAGE. File photo by Samantha Sin/Files/AFP

Facebook downtime affecting PH, U.S., other parts of Southeast Asia

May 09, 2017 - 9:56 AM

UPDATED Most of the outage reports appear to be coming from Australia and New Zealand portions of the US parts of Southeast Asia including the Philippines Malaysia Indonesia and Singapore

WhatsApp suffers outage

Apr 19, 2017 - 8:17 PM

The messaging service has yet to advise on the downtime it is having

Disgruntled gamer 'likely' behind October U.S. hacking – expert

Nov 17, 2016 - 12:53 PM

The hacker who brought down Amazon Twitter and Netflix in October may have held a grudge against the PlayStation network U S media says

Cyber attacks cripple Twitter, Netflix, other websites

Oct 21, 2016 - 11:17 PM

3rd UPDATE Waves of attacks have incapacitated a crucial piece of internet infrastructure hampering or outright blocking access to popular online venues

Twitter down in some parts of the world

Jan 19, 2016 - 6:47 PM

Twitter acknowledges the issues and is working on resolving them

Dozens of major websites crash all at once

Oct 16, 2015 - 8:30 AM

UPDATED Neustar says that as of 7:30 pm EDT all UltraDNS customers should now see restoration of service

ULTRADNS DOWNTIME. Screen shot from Twitter.

Facebook and Instagram down, users complain on Twitter

Jan 27, 2015 - 3:17 PM

3RD UPDATE Facebook says a change affecting its configuration systems was the cause of the downtime

FACEBOOK. In this May 10, 2012 file photo, a view of an Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen in front of the login page on a computer are shown in Washington, DC. File Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP

PLDT reports restored Manila services

Aug 15, 2014 - 2:10 PM

UPDATED PLDT says it has resolved the issue causing the interruption in service to its landline voice services in Metro Manila Cavite and Laguna

PLDT. File Photo by AFP.

Facebook suffers global outage, now recovering

Jun 19, 2014 - 4:23 PM

2ND UPDATE Facebook s services appear to be coming back online as of 4:24 pm Philippine time

FACEBOOK DOWN. Screenshot of Facebook login page as of 4:15 pm of June 19, Philippine time.

Gmail, other Google services go down worldwide

Jan 25, 2014 - 6:53 PM

Gmail Drive Google and other Google services go down worldwide

TechRap: Lumia 1520, more from CES 2014

Jan 19, 2014 - 9:43 AM

We take a look at more interesting gadgets from CES 2014 and we review the Nokia Lumia 1520 and the software update Lumia Black

Dropbox restores full access, explains cause of downtime

Jan 14, 2014 - 12:03 PM

After a planned maintenance went awry the cloud storage provider says no public data was at risk during the downtime

DROPBOX UP. Dropbox explains what went wrong and how they'll improve things moving forward. Screen shot from Dropbox

Hackers falsely claim credit for Dropbox downtime

Jan 11, 2014 - 2:39 PM

Hackers exploit the downtime to play a hoax on worried Dropbox users

DOWNTIME, NOT HACK. Dropbox recently experienced some downtime due to an issue from maintenance.

Facebook back up, explains site issues

Oct 22, 2013 - 6:38 PM

Facebook returns from a brief series of site use issues

BACK UP. Facebook chalks up their site issues to maintenance.

Facebook users unable to update

Oct 21, 2013 - 9:26 PM

Facebook looks to be having some issues with users unable to post new updates

NO POSTING. Facebook appears to be having a widespread service interruption. Screen shot from Facebook

Google downtime causes global traffic drop

Aug 17, 2013 - 3:49 PM

Google services like Gmail YouTube and Google Drive were down for minutes

GLOBAL EFFECT. Google's downtime brought global Internet traffic down by 40%

9 PH gov't sites inaccessible

May 11, 2013 - 3:06 PM

A number of Philippine government sites are down and a number of factors may be causing it

DOWNTIME. What's causing the preponderance of site downtimes on Philippine government sites?

[Family] Daddy downtime

Apr 27, 2012 - 12:30 PM

A father writes about lessons learned from taking care of his 5 month old

PRECIOUS MOMENTS. Dads cherish quiet moments with their kids, too. Photo courtesy of Natashya Gutierrez.