Facebook failure frustrating for users this morning

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Facebook went down for around half an hour this morning, frustrating users of the social network around the world.

Visitors to the popular site, which has 1.28 billion monthly users, were met with a notice that read, "Sorry, something went wrong. We're working on getting this fixed as soon as we can."

A Facebook spokesperson says earlier this morning the site had an issue that prevented people from posting to the social media site for a brief period of time.  In a statement, Facebook officials say, "We resolved the issue quickly, and we are now back to 100 per cent. We're sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused."

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