Facebook Briefly Kills the Internet and 4 Social Media Stocks Seeing Action
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On Thursday, for a few minutes, Facebook was redirecting users visiting dozens of websites like Mashable and CNN to cryptic error pages. This resulted in the expected hashtags like “Facebookmageddon” and “Facebocalypse,” which are common among Twitter users. The only problem was an issue with the Facebook Connect API causing users on sites using API to redirect users to a Facebook error page.