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.

Photo: downdetector.com

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.”

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.

On Friday night, a Facebook spokesperson told HKFP that a technical issue had caused issues with photos in newsfeeds.

Kris Cheng

Kris Cheng is a Hong Kong journalist with an interest in local politics. His work has been featured in Washington Post, Public Radio International, Hong Kong Economic Times and others. He has a BSSc in Sociology from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Kris is HKFP's Editorial Director.