Facebook goes down; Users fear end of world, flock to Twitter for updates

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What do you do when both Gmail and Facebook go down on the same day? Talk about it on Twitter, obviously.

first place people go to when #facebook is down? #twitter to check if it’s true;)

— Eva Sanguine (@EvaSanguine) December 10, 2012

So everyone is on Twitter asking why #Facebook is down. I love social networking.

— James Currie (@JCBelfast) December 10, 2012

That awkward moment when everyone goes to Twitter to find out why Facebook is down.

— That Awkward Moment (@SoVeryAwkward) December 10, 2012

Plenty believe it’s a sign of the end of the world; considering how much time some people spend on Facebook, it might as well be.

The Great Facebook Crash is just another reminder that the #Apocalypse2012 is only 11 days away. Start going down your bucket lists, folks.

— Jeff Brown (@starwart1) December 10, 2012

Oh GOD. The end is near! 12-12-12 is just a few days away. Facebook is down. Twinkies are dead. What’s next? Somebody check on Oprah!

— JimmyLaSalvia (@JimmyLaSalvia) December 10, 2012

The Mayan’s predictions are coming true…they started 11 days early by destroying Facebook cause many will die due to the lack of FB.

— David L (@StillNotDavid) December 10, 2012

Facebook going down is the start of the apocalypse. Get ready guys.

— Alex Racicot (@Alexetheus) December 10, 2012

I think facebook has been broken on purpose by god because the world is ending soon so that’s my view on the situation really

— Sophie(@sophierhymes_) December 10, 2012

OMG #facebook is down!! Ppl are driving off bridges right as we speak!

— Tom Colontonio (@tomcolontonio) December 10, 2012

Facebook is down! Uni students everywhere are throwing themselves out of library windows. No means of procrastination! What do we do?! Ahhh

— James Deacon (@1Deacs) December 10, 2012

Facebook is Dead!! WTF!! twitter.com/TonyMichoacan/…

— TonyMichoacan (@TonyMichoacan) December 10, 2012

So, where were you during the great Facebook outage of 2012?

Facebook is down. Emerges into sunlight. Squints. Breathes air. Speaks to actual human. Is this what I did in the olden days?

— Andrew Günsberg (@andrew_gunsberg) December 10, 2012

BREAKING: Facebook being down right now has forced the FarmVille addicts outside to see that they have dying gardens in their real yards.

— Jason Pollock (@Jason_Pollock) December 10, 2012

Facebook down? Millions frantically reboot all computer systems, cell phones, mobile devices…. mass chaos! #Facebook#Facebookdown

— Dave Gardner (@whereisdave) December 10, 2012

Now that Facebook is down i feel like a free man, im already halfway through the cure for cancer and how we can live on mars.

— Tom Moran ☺☻ (@tomisntcool) December 10, 2012

Facebook is down – how many women will give birth 9 months from now because they couldn’t “like” fun pictures of cats for an hour?

— Robbie Rozelle (@divarobbie) December 10, 2012

I might go outside on my bike and make a den, or build a tree house now that facebook is down.

— T✪M (@1TD) December 10, 2012

Facebook is down. Productivity level all over the world increases by 140%.

— Ziad Sk. (@ZiadS8) December 10, 2012

Facebook is down? It…feels different. Oh my god, breathe that air. I’m free. FREE HA HA FREE! Wait’ll I tell everyone– *refresh* *refresh*

— Michael van Baker (@thesunbreakmvb) December 10, 2012

… and it’s back.

And Facebook is back. Must have been all that new governance and policy language they needed to update on their website.

— Social Media Club (@socialmediaclub) December 10, 2012

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/12/10/facebook-goes-down-users-fear-end-of-world-flock-to-twitter-for-updates/

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