Facebook users have experienced a second technical glitch within a week. The latest affected users on Tuesday morning, though the service had mostly resumed by around 10am.
Users across the globe were unable to see Facebook posts and some comments left under posts. The locations affected included Hong Kong, Japan, the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Australia, and New Zealand.
A map on the site downdetector.com showed parts of west coast of the US were also affected.
A Facebook spokesperson told HKFP: “Earlier today, some Facebook users were unable to access Facebook briefly due to a technical issue. We have now fixed the issue and apologize for any inconvenience caused.”
— Yuen Chan (@xinwenxiaojie) May 9, 2017
Last Friday, Hong Kong users were unable to access photos and upload new images.
During the incident, some scheduled posts made by users also disappeared briefly.
We don’t mean to alarm you but FACEBOOK IS DOWN!!! How will we know what you ate for lunch!? pic.twitter.com/j3z6Uf4q13
— NSW Police Force (@nswpolice) May 9, 2017
On Friday night, a Facebook spokesperson told HKFP that a technical issue had caused issues with photos in newsfeeds.