Facebook outage hits some users on East Coast

Facebook is back up people stop talking to each other in person

Downdetector.com reported more than 1,200 user complaints over the course of an hour.

- Facebook users around the world were reporting that the social networking site was down on Monday afternoon.

The cause of the outage was not immediately clear.

Facebook said that the outage was due to a "routine test" in an official statement.

Devastating California wildfires kill several people
Trump said "billions of dollars are given each year, with so many lives lost, all because of gross mismanagement of the forests. Authorities estimated that more than 6,000 structures were destroyed. "It was devastating out here in Malibu", Jenner said.

WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger were also out of service, though Instagram remained up and running.

"Sorry something went wrong", read a message that some users were greeted with when trying to log onto Facebook at around 1 p.m. today. "We quickly investigated and restored access for everyone".

This error message popped up when we tried to get on Facebook. A map showed the outages concentrated in the Northeast and Midwest of the United States, as well as southern Brazil.

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