An assault orchestrated by the infamous hacktivist group Anonymous forced Facebook offline, with several of its 900 million users unable to log onto the social network for hrs.
Anonymous took to Twitter, employing their @YourAnonNews manage to say “looks like good old Facebook is getting packet troubles,” and sprinkled it with some no-nonsense hashtags like #FuckFacebook and #FuckYourIPO.
They followed with “RIP Facebook a new sound of tango down bitches”, which resulted in “RIP Facebook” trending on Twitter each in the United States and throughout the world.
Facebook admitted they skilled troubles in a statement.
“Earlier today, some consumers briefly seasoned problems loading the site. The concerns have since been resolved and absolutely everyone should now have access to Facebook. We apologize for any inconvenience,” the company’s announcement said.
Facebook did not deny Anonymous’ claims that they have been behind the network issues.