False information is being shared about the error which caused the outage of various social media networks which DEPEND on the Facebook Login function.
Today Facebook and other services like Instagram, Tinder, AOL messenger and Hipchat were struck by an error which disallowed people to login on their accounts via the Facebook login environment. The 50 minute outage was caused by an internal error which was created by the administrators that work for Facebook.
The cyber attack claims are false
As soon as the outage was active – various reports were shared that hackers were responsible for the Facebook outage. The LizardSquad (@LizardMafia) claimed to have launched an DDoS attack on Facebook and ISIS hackers also claimed that they took down the Facebook social media network.