Twitter has been sent into meltdown with thousands of people rushing to the social media site after Facebook crashed on Tuesday morning.
The popular social networking service, created by Mark Zuckerberg, went down around 11.30am local time.
It’s believed to have affected people in Australia, New Zealand, Japan and North America.
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An error message reading: “Sorry, something went wrong. We’re working on it and we’ll get it fixed as soon as we can” appeared on people’s screens.
The crash forced people to Twitter to express their concern, with some posting hilarious meme’s to make light of the situation.
Facebook are yet to address the cause of the crash.
— Caroline Williams (@caroline_nz) May 9, 2017
— Thiago Gouvea (@Thiago_Gouvea) May 9, 2017
— Moon Arciaga (@MoonDashLight) May 9, 2017
— Marcelo (@akoposimarcelo) May 9, 2017
— Ghassani Amir (@GuzLuvEvo) May 9, 2017
— Jamie (@jamietoomeylive) May 9, 2017
— Jessicaamy (@jessicaaamyy) May 9, 2017
We don’t mean to alarm you but FACEBOOK IS DOWN!!! How will we know what you ate for lunch!? pic.twitter.com/j3z6Uf4q13
— NSW Police (@nswpolice) May 9, 2017
The social media site was back up and running as normal by 12.00pm.