Outage

Platform News: Cloud Computing giant AWS Amazon

Amazon cloud outage hits major websites, streaming apps

A major outage disrupted Amazon’s cloud services, knocking out streaming platforms Netflix and Disney+, Robinhood, a wide range of apps and Amazon.com Inc’s e-commerce ...

Google Cloud

Google Cloud, Snap, Spotify back up after brief outage

Multiple social media apps such as Snapchat, Spotify and Google Cloud appeared to be coming back online after a brief global outage yesterday.

Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram

Facebook blames ‘faulty configuration change’ for nearly six-hour outage

Facebook Inc blamed a “faulty configuration change for a nearly six-hour outage on Monday that prevented the company’s 3.5 billion users from accessing its social media...

Platform News: Facebook usage

Maintenance error caused Facebook’s 6-hour outage, company says

Routine maintenance on Facebook’s network stitching together its data centers caused Monday’s collapse of its global system for more than six hours, the company has sai...

Platform News: Facebook the smartphone app in-front of monitors

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp hit by global outage

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went offline for users across the globe, the social media giant said on Monday, as it worked on restoring the services after being hit by one of it...

Facebook's Instagram

Instagram says resolved issue affecting some users

Facebook Inc’s Instagram said on Monday it had resolved an issue that had caused glitches and downtime for some users of the social media platform.

Platform News: Amazon building

Amazon’s cloud service sees widespread outage

Amazon.com Inc’s widely utilized cloud assistance, Amazon Web Services (AWS), is experiencing a large scale outage, the business said on Wednesday, affecting users ranging fr...

Facebook App

Thanksgiving outage for Facebook

Today was Thanksgiving in the US, which meant more time and space for folk to use social media. Unfortunately for users of Facebook and its related family of apps including Instagr...