At approximately 12:44 p.m. PDT on Wednesday afternoon, Facebook went down. What ensued were first-hand Twitter accounts assessing the grave situation.
Facebook's not down, it's just busy taking the Ice Bucket Challenge.
— Alex Fitzpatrick (@AlexJamesFitz) September 3, 2014
FACEBOOK IS DOWN!!! Hurry Google+ this is your chance!
— Michael Midnight (@MichaelMidnight) September 3, 2014
Facebook is down! Users are roaming the streets shoving crappy photos and memes in people's faces and screaming "DO YOU LIKE THIS?"
— John Yowan (@Yowan) September 3, 2014
Facebook is DOWN everybody, I repeat DOWN Please increase your personal alerts to AMBER Thanks for your cooperation
— ★ Jon Morter ★ (@JonMorter) September 3, 2014
when facebook is down, i imagine a siren going off in the facebook HQ, sprinklers going off, and people screaming everywhere
— kaylamomo (@kaylamomo) September 3, 2014
loving the new facebook update pic.twitter.com/TU82fYCZQJ
— Ryan J. Davis (@RyanNewYork) September 3, 2014
Facebook appears to be down. Waiting for every major news station to break in with live coverage about related 911 calls.
— Aaron Cynic (@aaroncynic) September 3, 2014
— bring me the peitos (@Recriou) September 3, 2014
— BarkBox (@barkbox) September 3, 2014