Facebook Down; Cries of Anguish Everywhere

Old Ben Kenobi (the Alec Guinness version)

“I felt a great disturbance in the force,” goes Obi-Wan Kenobi’s line from Star Wars: A New Hope, “As if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror. Then were suddenly silenced.”

If you just heard those voices, here’s why: as of this writing, Facebook is “temporarily unavailable”. And just when I’m testing out the code for part two of the tutorial article series I’m working on…

“Facebook is temporarily unavailable” screenshot