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Facebook involves users to vent their frustration on Twitter

The Facebook logo is pictured at the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

(Reuters)

Facebook was down for some users Friday, prompting them to vent their frustration elsewhere on social media.

The hashtag #facebookdown was trending in the U.S. on Twitter.

This is not a drill. Facebook is DOWN! #facebookdown pic.twitter.com/EduP5qv9F3

— So.Social Media (@SoSocialMediaGB) August 3, 2018

When you on Twitter to see if Facebook is down for everyone else #FacebookDown

— Diego Jimenez (@djimenezbok) August 3, 2018

facebook is down…time for twitter😅#facebookdown pic.twitter.com/iqTa2OZJx4

— iam_cristopher (@iam_cristopher) August 3, 2018

The Down Detector website reported that Facebook had issues since 12:16 PM EDT. The social network proved to be back online at approximately 12:32 PM EDT.

“Earlier today, a technical problem caused some people to have trouble connecting with Facebook and it is fixed now,” a Facebook spokesman told Fox News.

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