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Facebook, Instagram outage affects users in the U.S., Asia
Facebook, Instagram outage affects users in the U.S., Asia

Facebook said it suffered a self-inflicted outage lasting an hour on Tuesday that made its site inaccessible to users worldwide. The glitch reported in Asia, the United States, Australia and the U.K. affected access from PCs and Facebook's mobile app. The social media giant's Instagram service was also inaccessible. A Facebook statement said the disruption was caused by a technical change it made to the site and wasn't a cyberattack. Lizard Squad, a group notorious for attention-seeking antics online, claimed responsibility on Twitter for the outages. "This was not the result of a third-party attack but instead occurred after we introduced a change that affected our...

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