Is Facebook Down?

Is Facebook not working for everyone right now? Get current Facebook outages, status, timeouts and issue reports today.

  
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Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service owned by Meta Platforms
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Facebook outage report graph

This chart above shows error reports submitted in the past 24 hours (one day) compared to the recent average over similar days. The status of is marked as "down" when the number of reported errors is significantly higher than the average errors.

Facebook website request errors

This graph shows Facebook errors and response times for the website over the past day. Website status and slowness is related to downtime for Facebook and errors for their site.



More about Facebook service

Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service owned by Meta Platforms. Founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes, its name comes from the face book directories often given to American university students. Membership was initially limited to Harvard students, gradually expanding to other North American universities and, since 2006, anyone over 13 years old. As of 2020, Facebook claimed 2.8 billion monthly active users, and ranked seventh in global internet usage. It was the most downloaded mobile app of the 2010s. Facebook can be accessed from devices with Internet connectivity, such as personal computers, tablets and smartphones. After registering, users can create a profile revealing information about themselves.



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What should I do if Facebook is unavailable?
If Facebook is UP but you can't load the page, here are some helpful troubleshooting steps:
Refresh
Try refreshing your browser page or close any accompanying applications and retry opening them.
Check if access to Facebook is blocked
Access to Facebook may be blocked due to an antivirus or firewall configuration either on your own computer or phone or by an employer or network. Check for anti-virus programs or firewalls installed on your machine. Alternatively, try to use the website or app via another network like one on a mobile phone so you can access Facebook.
Clear browser cache and cookies
Try clearing your browser cache and cookies and change the IP address of the computer by disconnecting and reconnecting the internet. Then try to access Facebook again.
DNS Cache
To clear the DNS cache on your computer, look up instructions for your specific operating system online. Then try to access the Facebook site again.
Web Browser Plugins
If you are still having trouble accessing Facebook, you may try to disable web browser plugins (like ad-blockers) which may be interfering with access to Facebook