Facebook platform outages caused by DNS issues


“We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessing our apps and products. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible, and we apologize for any inconvenience,” was tweeted out.

Shares of Facebook were trading down more than 5 percent. 

DNS issues are not the only thing that can bring down the tech giants. Major websites can also go offline if Content Delivery Networks (CDNs)crash. This happened in June, due to a Fastly crash.

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