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Facebook back after brief outage

19 June 2014, 12:44

Nairobi - Facebook is back up after a brief outage that prevented people from posting updates on Thursday.

The outage was reported in several countries, including Kenya, China, Singapore, India and the United Kingdom.

"We resolved the issue quickly, and we are now back to 100 percent," Carson Dalton, Facebook Inc's India communications head, said in an email. "We're sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused."

Earlier, a note on Facebook's homepage read: "Sorry, something went wrong. We are working on getting this fixed as soon as we can."

Facebook did not say what caused the problem.

- Reuters


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