"We're aware that some people are now having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps", the spokesperson said.
As far as we're aware, Google is back to normal by now, and Facebook is still working to right its servers and connectivity.
Facebook weren't the only ones turning to Twitter in the absence of their other social media apps, with many making jokes about the outage.
This outage started within the last hour and according to the site outage.report it is affecting users all over the world including in the USA, Europe, and Asia.
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So of course, people are taking to Twitter for memes and mocking.
Earlier today, a lot of Google services were down and lot of users couldn't access services like Google Drive, Hangouts and among others.
A DDoS attack is a distributed denial-of-service disruption that attempts to interrupt the normal stream of traffic using a network.
On its developer site, Facebook said: "We are now experiencing issues that may cause some API requests to take longer or fail unexpectedly". Facebook said it was still investigating the overall impact, "including the possibility of refunds for advertisers". However, users across the globe have complained about not being able to access the site. It's worldwide, but appears to be hitting the USA and Europe particularly hard.
"We're working on getting it fixed as soon as we can", a message told many users as they tried to post content.