Update, October 4, 2021 (7:12 PM ET): After over six hours of downtime today, Facebook’s official Twitter feed has confirmed that the service is coming back online for its users. There’s no word yet on why Facebook was down for so long.

Original article: Facebook is one of the most popular social media platforms in the world, boasting billions of active users. Despite its size, there are times when Facebook goes down, leaving users around the world frustrated. If you think that Facebook might be down right now, here are a few ways to test it and maybe work around the problem.

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