Everyone Stop What You’re Doing And Freak Out: Facebook Appears To Be Down

UPDATE: Facebook appears to be back. Continue breathing. In the meantime, we’ve reached out to the company to see what could’ve possibly prompted such a brief, yet panicked outage, and will let you know when we hear back.

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Bring out the trumpets, bang the cymbals and clang whatever Internet instruments you’d like — Facebook appears to be down for a whole lot of people right now.

Over at DownForEveryoneOrJustMe.com, the site confirms that as of about 3:45 ET, Facebook is down for everyone right now, not just you.

It appears Facebook has crashed on both mobile and web versions, with TechCrunch reporting that users in the United States as well as in the United Kingdom, Germany and other parts of the world have reported outages.

A quick Twitter search confirms that indeed, many people cannot access Facebook.

Stay tuned for more updates, or just keep hitting “refresh” on your browser. You can get through this. We all can. We’ve done it before, and we’ll do it again.

Or just watch this, because I will find any excuse to post it: