Social media's claims that a cloudflare bug was the cause for Facebook and Twitter issues occurred today (03) evening, are totally false according to a finding done by Medialk.com.
This evening, users of many countries around the world had faced several errors in accessing social network apps such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Twitter.
Some were unable to access and many users reported experiencing various errors in viewing, downloading and uploading photos.
There is no truth in the cloudflare story that is currently spreading in Sri Lanka by social media users.
The cloudflare error occurred yesterday (May 2), affecting many web sites in the world, but the agency was able to restore it in just a few hours.It was said that issue was due to a mistake occured when testing a new software.
Cloudflare is a company that provides servers to websites all over the world.But Facebook has its own Servers.so they have no need to get Servers from cloudflare. Most social media networks get servers from their own server units.
A Facebook spokesperson said they were aware of the issue and are taking steps to restore those apps.
The Metro news website in England says the cause of the problem has not yet been revealed.
"We're aware that some people and businesses are currently having trouble uploading or sending images, videos and other files on our apps. We're working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible," a Facebook spokesperson has told CNN.
The reasons behind Twitter and Facebook apps are not yet clear, according to CNN.
Facebook said it was investigating the issue, but that it was not the result of a cyber attack.
"We're currently having some issues with DM delivery and notifications. We're working on a fix and will follow up as soon as we have an update for you. Apologies for the inconvenience," said in a tweet.
— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) July 3, 2019