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Facebook Available on the 8th Day!

October 12, 2009

Yes. It took 8 days, but my Facebook account has returned! This “outage” inspired me to write about the perils of Cloud Computing. Facebook had the courtesy to offer a pop-up apology. Still awaiting an apology in my inbox. Maybe not. I sincerely appreciate the apology. As it turns out, at first glance nothing seems […]

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Facebook Unavailable – Day 7

October 11, 2009

It has been seven days–a full week– since I have been able to log into Facebook. Facebook’s additional help status paragraph is shown below: Several days? It’s been a week! I know there are millions of satisfied users. I am one of them. But at the moment, my satisfaction is, let’s just say, waning. I […]

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Facebook Unavailable – Day 6

October 10, 2009

Okay… Facebook has not allowed me to log in to my account for 6 days now. As you can see, they are calling it a bug. (See the last line of the pink box below): Cloud Computing Are you using Cloud Computing or Cloud Storage provided by a third party to supply your business with […]

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Facebook Unavailable – Day 5

October 9, 2009

This is the 5th day that my Facebook account has been unavailable due to site maintenance issues. The difference today is that Facebook has confessed that the problem is lasting longer than expected. The lack of communication up until this point, combined with the fact that I know of other Facebook users that have not […]

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Facebook Unavailable and the Perils of Cloud Computing

October 8, 2009

[Authors note: Today’s date is October 12, 2009, the 8th day after the outage, and my Facebook account is now available]. Please see my post Facebook Available on the 8th Day! So far, my Facebook account has been “unavailable” for 4 days. Right off the bat, I must tell you that I understand that Facebook […]

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