Security and caching service CloudFlare was down for close to an hour due to an issue with its edge routers. It’s now back up and running. As the service adds a layer between 785,000 websites and their users in order to speed up traffic and prevent DDoS attacks and other security issues, all of those websites were affected — 4chan was one of them. → Read More
As you might have noticed, TechCrunch went down entirely (thanks to WordPress VIP), sporting a fun “502″ error. If you’re not sure what that means, here’s the skinny on why you might see a 502 error: The server, while acting as a gateway or proxy, received an invalid response from the upstream server it accessed in the attempt to fulfill the request. If you know exactly… → Read More
According to our own tests, as well as reports on Twitter, Facebook is down for a vast number of users. It’s the second big outage of the day after Google’s.
Mobile apps are still working for some. Some of our writers can load everything with their phones, but it’s not the case for everyone. It appears to be a DNS issue. If the address is cached on your phone, you can still access Facebook. → Read More
People on Twitter are complaining that Facebook has been down for about 10 minutes at the time of writing this article. Many TechCrunch writers could confirm the issue. The mobile app and website are still working though. → Read More