Twitter CEO and Founder Jack Dorsey Also joined the car and searched Facebook through a picture that showed that the Facebook domain was for sale. Dorsey wrote ‘how much?’ after I retweeted this picture.
how much? https://t.co/fH0zXw7rV9
– jack⚡️ (@jack) 1633368882000
When WhatsApp’s Twitter handle tried to mitigate its situation by replying to Twitter’s tweet, Dorsey took that opportunity to mock the encryption problem on Facebook’s own messaging app. In a reply to WhatsApp he wrote: “I thought that should be encrypted …”.
@WhatsApp @obyezeks @Twitter thought that should be encrypted …
– jack⚡️ (@jack) 1633369081000
Other social media platforms haven’t been back much to make the most of the outage.
WhatsApp’s competing messaging app Signal tweeted, “Signups are high on Signal (welcome everyone!) Tumblr, Reddit, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Twitch and many other internet giants also responded to the tweet from Twitter.
Registrations are high up at Signal (welcome everyone!) We also know what it is like to survive a failure and wish you …
– Signal (@signalapp) 1633364705000
According to Facebook, an incorrect configuration change resulted in failure and also claimed that no user data was compromised during the downtime. On an official blog, the company said, “Our engineering teams learned that configuration changes to the backbone routers that coordinate network traffic between our data centers were causing problems that disrupted that communication. This disruption in network traffic had a cascading effect on the way our data centers communicate and brought our services to a standstill.