Facebook suffers service outage

June 21, 2014 2:03 pm

Facebook Inc.’s website has crashed briefly on Thursday, temporarily preventing computer and mobile phone users from reaching the site around the globe, Reuters has reported. The cause of the outage was not immediately known. Its exact duration could not be confirmed but service was restored in less than an hour. “We resolved the issue quickly, and we are now back to 100%,” a Facebook spokesman said. “We’re sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.”