Facebook down? Users report celeb spam flooding their feeds

Facebook down? Users report celebrity spam flooding their feeds

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Facebook users experienced a concern that saw random remarks made to celeb Pages appear in their own Feed.

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Facebook moms and dad Meta verified Wednesday a concern with the business’s Feed after various users reported issues with spam from celeb pages.

“We’re aware that some people are having trouble with their Facebook Feed. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible and we apologise for any inconvenience,” a representative for Meta informed CNBC.

In an upgraded declaration, a Meta representative stated a “configuration change caused some people to have trouble with their Facebook Feed.” The representative included that the concerns have actually been fixed.

Downdetector, a service where individuals can log issues and failures with sites, had countless reports of concerns with Facebook, with 81% of problems connected to the Feed.

A variety of users discussing Downdetector and Twitter reported a concern where they would see remarks published by random individuals on celeb accounts appearing by themselvesFeed CNBC likewise experienced the concern when examining the Feed earlier Wednesday.

The Facebook Feed is the primary stream of posts of individuals that you follow.

Meta’s residential or commercial properties last had significant concerns in October when users were not able to gain access to Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger for numerous hours. That was triggered by backend modifications that triggered “issues” that disrupted the circulation of traffic in between routers in Facebook’s information centers all over the world, Facebook stated.

The social networks giant has actually not elaborated on the factor for the current problem.