- Social media giant, Facebook, experienced a major outage on Monday as their clients could not access their networking sites
- During that crash, Twitter spotted an opportunity to troll their competitor and shared a hilarious tweet as they laughed at Facebook
- Social media users joined the funny conversation and YEN.com.gh picked up a few reactions including the one from Instagram
In the wake of social media bigshots such as Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp having experienced outages on Monday evening, their competitor spotted a glorious opportunity.
According to media reports, Twitter opted to shake the internet and trolled Facebook for their crash but the instant messaging app remained unshaken.
Platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp crashed on Monday evening leaving many users stranded as they could not communicate with their loved ones.
BusinessInsider reported that a short tweet from @twitter reached scores of people as they decided to add salt to Facebook’s wound.
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Twitter laughs at Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram’s struggles
The message by Twitter managed to reach millions and collected over 1.65 million likes, more than 335,000 retweets. @twitter wrote:
"Hello literally everyone".
The post reads:
Taking a look at the reactions, many people joined the conversation and Briefly News selects a number of comments from users all over the globe.
“Hi what can I get you.”
“I don't have hands so I'll just say hi five times... Hi Hi Hi Hi Hi!”
“@Facebook,@instagram,@WhatsApp if you need any help, IDF tech support is active and always ready to lend a hand!”
According to BusinessTech, they reported that Facebook Inc published a communique regarding the outage. The website has it that poor network configuration was the main reason behind the outage. At the same time, the communications group stated that it has not discovered any evidence in relation to user data that might have been compromised during the downtime that was experienced on Monday.
The company announced that the disruption to traffic had a negative effect on how their data centres operate. Resulting from the issue, their services were brought to a standstill.
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp crash, social media users react
In a related article, YEN.com.gh posted that Facebook tycoon Mark Elliot Zuckerberg was stressing while the rest of the world had some peace and quiet during the several hours that Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were down.
The outage smacked Zuckerberg so hard to it saw him falling from his place as the fifth richest person in the world, reported The Citizen.
Zuckerberg's personal wealth fell by nearly $7 billion in just a few hours.