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Life without Facebook? Social network outage triggers moans and soul searching


The outage began March 13 afternoon and triggered a flood of gripes on downdetector.com, which tracks trouble accessing online pages, and on rival Twitter. — AFP

The outage began March 13 afternoon and triggered a flood of gripes on downdetector.com, which tracks trouble accessing online pages, and on rival Twitter. — AFP

Facebook grappled March 14 with a widespread outage, forcing millions of people to taste life without the world's largest social media platform. 

It was probably the last thing Facebook needed as it stumbles from problem to problem, including outrage over its use of customers' private data. 

   

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