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Facebook Inc said it restored services on Sunday after some users could not access its social networking site, photo-sharing network Instagram and messaging app WhatsApp.
However, Facebook did not specify the cause or scope of the outages.
"Earlier today, some people may have experienced trouble connecting to the family of apps. The issue has since been resolved; we're sorry for any inconvenience," a Facebook spokesman told Reuters.
The issue comes after Facebook experienced one of its longest outages in March, when some users around the globe could not access Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp for more than 24 hours.
On Sunday, Downdetector.com indicated that there were more than 12,000 incidents of people reporting issues with Facebook at its peak.
The outage monitoring website also showed that, at the peak on Sunday, there were more than 3,000 incidents of people reporting issues with WhatsApp and over 7,000 with Instagram.
Downdetector.com's live outage map showed that the issues were mainly in Europe and Asia.
Facebook Inc on Wednesday banned praise, support and representation of white nationalism and white separatism,
Facebook has removed 712 accounts and 390 pages in India and Pakistan because of "inauthentic behaviour" and spamming, it said on Monday, much of it linked to India's main opposition Congress party days before elections and Pakistan's military.
Nearly $20 million went toward security for Zuckerberg and his family, up from about $9 million the year prior. Zuckerberg also received $2.6 million for personal use of private jets, which the company said was part of his overall security programme.
A building’s watchman habitually raped a mentally challenged teen whenever her mother went her way. He will spend 25 years behind bars, a jury ruled on Sunday.
UAE-based Indian expatriates as well as members of the international community looking for world-class education in a secure environment at affordable prices have got reason to rejoice as India’s first knowledge city developed in the south Indian state of Kerala is opening its doors soon.
An inebriated tourist who smacked a police officer with a liquor bottle and headbutted another told judges on Sunday he was too drunk to understand his actions.
More than 400 students and staff from 27 schools around the United Arab Emirates, along with representatives from industry and government along with students and faculty members from the American University of Sharjah (AUS), attended the popular annual Environmental Day 2019 held at AUS on April 18. Organised by the university’s Department of Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, in collaboration with the AUS Office of Enrolment Management, this year’s event theme was “The Energy of Science.”