Facebook witnessed an outage on Wednesday as users reported spam sent to celebrity accounts clogging their news feed. Thousands of users across the US and UK reported that their news feed is full of celebrity posts sent to popular artists like Eminem, Billie Eilish and One Direction.
Users took to Twitter to report the glitch with many also shared screenshots of their news feed. According to Downdetector, outages reported on Wednesday spiked between 12 pm and 3 pm with 339 reports at 1:05 pm. The outage tracking website also said that 60% outages were reported on app, 26% on feed and 14% on website. Meanwhile, outage reports from the US and UK were in thousands.
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