Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Issues Apology For Outage

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is apologizing for the disruption caused after its social media services went down for almost 6 hours yesterday (Monday) impacting over 3.5 billion users worldwide.

Zuckerberg said sorry after an internal technical issue took Facebook Messenger, Whatsapp and Instagram offline.

Facebook is saying it had been brought offline by a faulty configuration change which not only impacted the websites and apps, however also affected the company’s internal tools.

The New York Times is reporting the problem was eventually resolved after a group managed to get into a California data center and reset the servers.

Facebook has not confirmed this.