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Netizens are Manifesting MS Teams, Zoom to Break Down After Facebook

The internet wants a break from work, school.
by Ara Eugenio
Oct 5, 2021

Following a global hours-long outage across Facebook's suite of social media apps that got the internet breaking down, netizens on Tuesday are wishing for workspace applications such as MS Teams, Zoom, and GMeet to go out too, hoping to also get a break off work or school.

As of late Tuesday morning, "MS Teams" was the top trending topic on Twitter, the top social media platform where thousands of Filipinos in the world's social media capital crowded to complain about how they couldn't access Facebook, Instagram, and Whatsapp on Monday night. 

Having experienced how the breakdown of Facebook's suite could shut everyone completely with nothing to do online, they now wish for the same to happen to some communication applications that companies and schools rely on heavily for work from home matters and remote learning. 

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Facebook's family of apps's breakdown that lasted for several hours was caused by a traffic routing problem that made the sites unreachable by users, according to cyber security experts, though the Mark Zuckerberg-owned company itself has yet to communicate the definite cause of the outage.

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