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Is Facebook down? That was the case for many as Twitter lit up with reports of not being able to access the social media site Monday morning.

According to downdetector.com,  the East coast had the most reports of outages. Facebook was back up and running for several users after being down for about 30 minutes.

Users also took to Twitter to report the outage, with Is Facebook Down and #FacebookDown trending quickly.

The reactions to the social media site not functioning ranged from hilarious to pure desperation.

Nick Weig said “the great #FacebookDown Disaster of 2018 is now over.”

Facebook hasn’t said what caused the outage.

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Facebook ban 18 accounts and 52 pages in Myanmar including Commander-in-Chief

Facebook ban 18 accounts and 52 pages in Myanmar including Commander-in-Chief: On Monday, Facebook discovered a secret Myanmar military propaganda campaign running on their platform.

They said Myanmar’s armed forces were behind the social media posts that targeting the country’s ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority.

In the discussion with Time, a Facebook representative confirmed that they launched an internal investigation earlier this year. They found dozens of accounts intended to mislead users into thinking that they were independent sources of news while disseminating pro-military propaganda and sometimes false, incendiary content about the Rohingya.

Facebook linked the content to Myanmar’s military, known locally as the Tatmadaw, by examining public data on website registration, shared IP addresses and admins with access to multiple accounts, the representative confirmed.

The company announced Monday that it had banned 18 accounts and 52 pages in Myanmar, including those of senior military figures such as Commander-in-Chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing. It came the same day a U.N. fact-finding mission published a damning report calling for six generals to be charged with crimes including genocide over the military’s role in the violent expulsion of the country’s Rohingya population.

Read the full post here by Time

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