June 19, 2014 - 12:38 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - Facebook appeared to be a suffering a major international outage on June 19 morning, with the site going unavailable in multiple regions around the world, and Facebook social plug-ins on other websites also acting up.
The Facebook.com was unavailable in European locations. It also appeared to be offline in parts of Asia, including India. U.S. Twitter users are tweeting about the site being down for them as well. TechCrunch says.
This is the first time Facebook has suffered a widespread outage which has lasted for more than a few minutes, the Guardian notes.
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and chief executive was famously quoted as saying that the social network would never go down, it would never crash.