If you observe a service like DownDetector then there are outages of just about all kinds, daily, however it’s uncommon to see Facebook take a dive. However, immediately the primary web site is throwing up an error message both, and it is unclear how lengthy it could take for issues to get better.
The outage is a significant one too, with the web sites for Instagram and WhatsApp additionally inaccessible just a couple of weeks after their last outage. The Facebook Gaming platform was having its personal issues earlier, however tweeted that the present points are “unrelated.”
Update (5:53 PM ET): Whatever occurred, (that additionally took down Facebook’s inside web sites, in accordance with a tweet from Jane Manchun Wong) appears to have been resolved — resume posting as common.