Facebook Goes Down for the Second Time in a Week

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes his keynote address at Facebook F8 in San Francisco on March 25, 2015. Robert Galbraith/Reuters

Updated | For the second time in a week, Facebook had outage issues. The website began having issues around 3 p.m. Eastern Time, causing a flurry of angry posts on the other social media networks that were working. About an hour later, the website was working for some users, though not everyone was able to log on. 

"We’re currently restoring Facebook services that people had trouble accessing earlier today due to a configuration issue. We’re working to bring things back to normal for everyone. We apologize to those who have been inconvenienced," a Facebook spokesperson told Newsweek

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Facebook last went down on September 24th for a brief time, much to the frustration of their one billion active users. That's a lot of advertising revenue to lose for the second time in a week. 

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This story has been updated to add how long the Facebook outage lasted. 

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