This post was updated at 1:45 p.m. PT
Facebook‘s app and website appear to be slowly coming back online after both went down for many users Monday afternoon — the third outage for the social network in as many weeks.
It’s not clear how many of Facebook’s users were affected by the disruption, though it appeared to be widespread. A Facebook spokesperson told Mashable the source of the outage was “a configuration issue,” and that the company was working on getting Facebook’s services back online
“We’re currently restoring Facebook services that people had trouble accessing earlier today due to a configuration issue. We’re working to bring things back to normal for everyone. We apologize to those who have been inconvenienced.” Read more…