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Facebook outage leads to Twitter venting

Facebook was down Silicon Alley Insider

@joeschmitt: "Either Facebook is down or Mark Zuckerberg just set everything to PRIVATE." @TheDollSays: "Facebook users are roaming the streets in tears, shoving photos of themselves in people's faces and screaming, 'DO YOU LIKE THIS? DO YOU?'" @alqaeda: "#facebook is down. Not sure if we did that, but we should claim credit anyway. Hitting the infidels where it hurts, etc." @OPB: "BREAKING NEWS: Facebook is down. Worker productivity rises. U.S. climbs out of recession." @Lord_Voldemort7: "I shut down facebook. That'll teach The Social Network for trying to steal attention from the Deathly Hallows Trailer. Take that, Zuckerberg"

@kevinism: "Facebook is down. Expect a huge spike of births in nine months."

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@vvvCARLAvvv: "Facebook was down for 4 hours & ppl are reacting as if its apocalypse. You can still go outside & suck in air (expletive deleted)! Jesus! Unplug for a sec" @Emilburp: "When Twitter's down, everyone Facebooks it. When Facebook's down, everyone Tweets it. When Myspace's down, no one cares."

@IceNinjaSquad: "Facebook was down and 500 million users were forced to talk to their friends face to face. It was horrible."