Hashtag #FacebookDown quickly began to gain popularity around the world, appearing in thousands of tweets.
The Wired & # 39; s The audience development manager Alex Whitcomb was less than impressed by the explanation on the social media page.
"Something went wrong" must be the most underrated thing Facebook could say about its news channels, "Whitcomb wrote on Twitter.
Some blocked users began to prepare for the impending disaster.
"We live by looking people here!" Sydney Tim Hatfield wrote on Twitter.
"Keep your relatives close."
Meanwhile, officers from the Sherriff Department in Colorado turned to Richland The Simpsons to pass his point, placing Homer Simpson's gif along the street with the poster with the inscription "the end is near."
Other users have welcomed the break from the page, with one tweeting that it could be "time to return outside of LOL".
Users did not have to wait long for the site to restart and the information channels will be refreshed without delay on a Sunday afternoon.
The cause of the catastrophe has not yet been publicly disclosed. Facebook has been commented on as a comment.