Facebook Down Today: How long was the outage for you?

By Gary Johnson - Sep 22, 2010

We have news today that social networking sit Facebook is down. Many users are complaining via other sites such as Twitter they cannot log on.

I have been able to log on myself so the site is not down for everyone. KMBC are saying the first reports of problems started to come in at 1 p.m. central time. Users at KMBC-TV managed to access Facebook at around 2 p.m., but reported slow service. The service via wireless devices also came back on at the same time, but was also patchy. There has been no word from Facebook yet about the downtime.

Blake Sabatinelli of abc Action News has come up with five things to do while Facebook is down, 1 use your Twitter account to let people know what you are doing, 2 make a quiche, 3 go out and enjoy the weather, 4 read a book, and 5 get back to work.

At the time of writing it seems some people are still having trouble getting on to Facebook. Have you had problems using Facebook? If so how long was Facebook down for you?

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  • Dakota

    When is it going 2 b up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!??!!!!!!!!!!! :'(

  • Steve Suslik

    San Diego, CA — Facebook went down late last night and has been down for me ALL DAY…and still is down…dead in the water for an entire day and still counting!

  • FETUOLEAFIAFI

    WTF is going on???…Why iisnt down…hella wanna cee all mah fendz n uZO'z…
    —>SAMOAN PRIDE USO<—

  • vrp

    still can't log into facebook via blackberry or even google chrome

  • KsD

    "Service Unavailable – DNS failure"
    Now un India as well

  • dattsbee

    Yes it is still down and is doing nothing I can't go through google chrome or firefox to get it to work looks like it maybe down all day and I will be so bored and very unhappy.how long has been for you all?

  • ally

    still down in alberta

  • Barry

    Guess this is quite major for Facebook. Still down in the UK

  • steve

    I`m here in the UK and its down 9.38 pm

  • Luis

    ppl calm down, just a server problem.. world is not going to collapse

  • Mo Beckley

    Its the same situation here in Lagos Nigeria as well. The time is 9.24pm GMT + 1 as I type.

  • Gwen

    It's down here too i just tried to log in recently and it doesn't work. What's going on???

  • Lora

    Yes, it is down for me too here in SD

  • sandra

    still down 4 me (SA, TX, CT)

  • Annette

    Hey Every body, Its the 24th September 8.11am here in New Zealand & we too are experiencing diffulcultys loging in..

  • uzaho1

    Its down now 4:14 PM…09-23-10…called my friends and its down for them also.

  • sarah

    keep getting dns failure

  • Valerie

    Nope, so much for that, the only site in facebook I can go to is this one: http://www.facebook.com/productnews
    Weird!

  • Valerie

    Well it's back up for me atm, so I'm unsure how long it will last.

  • Valerie

    I came onto facebook to get onto an application and saw it was down. I haven't been on since like 1:30p est, so I can't give an exact time. It had been quite slow acting prior to that. Maybe it was able to crash. Well I guess this means I can take a nap or make dinner!

  • Adam

    I'm in the UK and getting:

    Service Unavailable – DNS failure
    The server is temporarily unable to service your request. Please try again later.

    Reference #11.5ed8df5a.1285272665.8e3380e

    though I was online about 2 hours ago

  • Flora

    it's down over here in South California….and it's 1:09 Sept. 23
    it was working this morning for a little bit, but after a couple minutes passed by the errors occurred. now i cant connect to anything, Twitter, Formspring, nothing because i use Facebook to connect to those sites!!
    im not sure how long this will last, but hopefully soon, it's how i keep in touch.

  • Looch

    Down in England as well "service unavailable"

  • dattsbee

    Just got home and have been trying to get on facebook through my phone and now net and friends of mine have been waiting for 3+ hours and it's been a hour for me,It will come up for a sec on my phone but when i go to leave a comment on my status on my phone tells me cannot leave comment now try again later.Facebookers are going to be very unhappy if it is not corrected

  • Let down…

    Down for me, as well….FL

  • Sterling

    I'm also on pacific time in canada and it is September 23 and facebook is still down…. currently it's 10 minutes to 1pm

  • koko

    its down now sept 23 346 pm eastern

  • Marie

    I keep getting an error message here in Canada –>

    Oops!
    Something's gone wrong. We're working to get it fixed as soon as we can

    • l.hart

      There is a problem with this website's security certificate.

      The security certificate presented by this website was issued for a different website's address.

      Security certificate problems may indicate an attempt to fool you or intercept any data you send to the server.

  • Rhonda

    today is September 23rd and it is also down for me right now.I would like to know is anyone else having the same problem?I'm in central time.

  • jen

    Facebook is still down. whats going on?

    • Annette

      Yes It z down here..Im In New Zealand.

  • Heidi

    It's down again today, Thursday Sept 23rd 12:20pm Pacific Time.

    • kari

      yep we are mst

  • Andreas

    downforeveryoneorjustme.com: "It's not just you! http://facebook.com looks down from here."

    sooooo slow

  • kayla levy

    o.k

  • kayla levy

    hi what up would you like to be my friend

  • Jason

    Yes, thats the time when I wasn't able to get in. I wasn't able to get in through Google chrome, IE9 beta, or mobile from 2pm EST to 3pm EST.