MENLO PARK, Calif. — Facebook experienced a widespread outage Monday that caused many social media users to jump over to Twitter and make jokes about being forced to communicate the old-fashioned way.
There is no word yet on what caused the social platform to go down about noon.
Facebook was back up and running around 12:30 p.m.
Here are some of our favorite tweets about the outage.
Please do not contact your local PD advising your Facebook is down. Thank you.
— Overland Park Police (@OverlandPark_PD) November 12, 2018
— James Petersen (@hakkatan) November 12, 2018
— Janie Monares (@MonaresJanie) November 12, 2018
The world may be ending. Facebook is down. Take cover. pic.twitter.com/Z0grzb7YAe
— darren (@dwitb) November 12, 2018
— Todd A Leiss (@PaPikeTIM) November 12, 2018