Update, October 4, 2021 (11:50 AM ET): As of right now, Facebook is down for many people around the world. There appears to be some sort of server error that is preventing the site from loading at all. According to Down Detector, the outage has been going on for just a few moments, so who knows how long it could last. In the meantime, you can try our troubleshooting steps below.
Original article: Facebook is one of the most popular social media platforms in the world, boasting billions of active users. Despite its size, there are times when Facebook goes down, leaving users around the world frustrated. If you think that Facebook might be down right now, here are a few ways to test it and maybe work around the problem.