Facebook is down; Site reports service disruption

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As of 7:15 p.m. EDT some users reported they were unable to access Facebook. The site would not load leaving users with a blank screen.

The partial outage was confirmed by downrightnow.com, a sit which "monitors the status of your favorite web services, combining user reports and official announcements to tell you when there's service trouble.

You can help! File a report here or on Twitter to let others know when you've encountered a bug or outage."

Downrightnow was, as of the time mentioned above, reporting a "likely service disruption."

The site showed that the social media giant has been having problems throughout the day.

Update: As of 7:24 p.m. Facebook.com appears to be working regularly though downrightnow.com still shows it as having service disruptions.