Maintenance error caused Facebook's six-hour outage

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Maintenance error caused Facebook's six-hour outage

Undisclosed command triggered meltdown.

Routine maintenance on Facebook's network stitching together its data centres caused Tuesday's collapse of its global system for more than six hours. The outage blocked access to apps for billions of users of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, further intensifying weeks of scrutiny for ...

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