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Facebook Outage Frustrates Many Users

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A view of and Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen May 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. Social-networking giant Facebook will go public on the NASDAQ May 18 with its initial public offering, trading under the symbol FB, in an effort to raise $10.6 billion. (Brenden Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

A view of and Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app’s splash screen. (Brenden Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

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MENLO PARK (CBS SF) – Menlo Park-based social giant Facebook experienced widespread outages Friday morning.

Users hoping to post status updates where hit with a “sorry, something went wrong” message for much of the morning. Both the CBS Bay Area and KCBS Radio accounts were affected by the outage, but functionality appeared to be restored by 9:30 a.m.

There’s was no official word from Facebook as to the cause of the outage, which apparently started slightly before 9 a.m. local time.

 

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