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World vents at Facebook outage

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Millions of users across the world were left shocked and confused when they were unable to access Facebook for the second time in less than a week.

The social media website crashed at about 5am Tuesday (AEST) when a message appeared on the screen that said: “Sorry, something went wrong. We’re working on it and we’ll get it fixed as soon as we can.”

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The social media site was eventually up and running again within one hour.

Facebook told American news channel CNBC that the outage was due to a “configuration issue”.

The site suffered a similar outage on September 24, when it crashed in North America, Europe, Australia and India.

The disruption caused a wave of concern, with users turning to Twitter to vent by using the hashtag #FacebookDown.

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