Facebook without sugar. CEO apologises for six hours without social media

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has apologised for the recent disruption in social media services that affected 3.5 billion users, British public broadcaster BBC reports.
«Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger are coming back online now. Sorry for the disruption today — I know how much you rely on our services to stay connected with the people you care about,» Zuckerberg wore on his Facebook page early on Tuesday, October 5.
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In the evening of Monday, October 4, Riga time, an internal technical issue took Facebook, Messenger, Whatsapp and Instagram offline for close to six hours.
For hours, potentially billions of people found themselves without the social media tools they relied upon to keep in touch with friends and family. Others reportedly found they could not access services which required a Facebook login. Importantly, the US company, Facebook, Inc. stated there was «no evidence that user data was compromised», BBC reports.