Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram Outage…A lesson to business owners

Its no doubt that the popular tech giant Facebook along with other apps like instagram and WhatsApp which amounts for several billions of users around the world was gone in a minute and our for hours on october 4, 2021. 

lives were disrupted, businesses were cut off from customers for that few hours of its shutdown and it goes to show how significant our lives are affected by the internet and social media in general.
For any serious-minded business owners its also an indication not to build your real estate on a rented land. 

Technology outages are not uncommon but the sudden disruption in service by the world’s most used and popular apps at the same time is an unusual scenario.
In a statement made by facebook the culprit was changes to its underlying internet infrastructure that coordinates the traffic between its data centers. That interrupted communications and  cascaded to other data centers, “bringing our services to a halt,”.  

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