Is Facebook Down? Users Receiving Error Message on Social Media Site

Facebook users experienced technical issues with the website on November 12. LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images

On Monday, shortly after 1:00 p.m. EST, users Facebook experienced complications. When attempting to access the Facebook homepage or any profiles, users got an error message that stated, "Sorry, something went wrong." The automated message informed users that the issue was being addressed. Facebook Messenger also appeared to be affected by the technical problem.

The website Down Detector received hundreds of reports of outages in Wisconsin, Maine and Florida. Others reported an outage via Twitter.

Facebook had not yet released an official word on the problem.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.