Bengaluru, Jan 27: Shortly after US President Barack Obama gave a power-packed speech at the Siri Fort auditorium in New Delhi on Tuesday, netizens began complaining about Facebook and Instagram outage.
Facebook and Instagram suffered an international outage for almost half an hour. Within minutes of the outage, #facebookdown began trending on Twitter. Facebook owned Instagram also suffered a similar outage. Facebook on its part showed a message that read: "Sorry something went wrong."
The outage that lasted over 30-minutes affected users in Asia, United States. Services of both the social networking sites were restored after the short outage.
Meanwhile, netizens took to Twitter to complain about the outage. Some even mocked at the situation. We bring to you a series of tweets that made us laugh:
I know the whole Facebook & Instagram are down must be tough for the social media addicts but good news. Google+ is up!— Danny Sullivan (@dannysullivan) January 27, 2015
With Facebook & IG down, are you coping with it by tweeting non stop & refreshing your timeline like you've never done before? I know I am.— Gino Quillamor (@ginoboi) January 27, 2015
I'm seriously worried if Twitter can handle the load of the two million Facebook jokes people are posting right now.— Rituparna Chatterjee (@MasalaBai) January 27, 2015
Facebook & Instagram down. Twitter up. Google Plus somewhere on the side.— Ramesh Srivats (@rameshsrivats) January 27, 2015
BREAKING: Indian GDP grows 19% in the last few minutes as Internet services like Facebook, Tinder and Instagram go down.— Mohak (@mohak) January 27, 2015
Best part about Facebook going down: No candy crush invites for 15 minutes!— Rahul Thathoo (@thathoo) January 27, 2015