Facebook briefly unfriends East Coast

Posted September 24, 2015 12:34 p.m. EDT
Updated July 13, 2018 2:04 p.m. EDT

Facebook, the go-to website and app for millions, was offline for about 45 minutes Thursday afternoon.

The bulk of the outages were concentrated in the northeastern United States and western Europe, according to, which monitors up time of major apps and websites.

Facebook outage map 9/24/15

Reports began to trickle in and Facebook posted an error message at about 12:20 p.m. By 1 p.m., users were back to sharing and liking.