Desperate social media users took to Twitter on Friday evening to complain that Facebook appeared to be down.
Users could not log on to the website from around 5pm (GMT) on Friday evening. Instead of seeing the website’s News Feed after entering their log in details, they were instead greeted by a message reading: “Sorry, something went wrong.”
“We're working on getting this fixed as soon as we can," it added.
At around 5:30pm, the website was still not available.
The crash is the second to occur in two months.