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Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) users got a rude awakening Friday afternoon when they tried to log in to the world's largest social network.


Users quickly turned to another social network to discuss the untimely outage:

The tweets continued to pour in -- at a rate of dozens per minute if the Twitter search results are any indication -- as users searched for jokes and/or salvation.

As of this writing, had more than 900 reports of Facebook users who were encountering problems Friday afternoon. Ironically, another outage detection site,, seemed to be experiencing problems of its own.

In June, another massive Facebook outage kept millions of people from using the service.

Disclosure: At the time of this writing, Louis Bedigian had no position in the equities mentioned in this report.

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