How outages of social networks affect the internet

An article by Dr  Ben Kirman and Tom Feltwell, from the School of Computer Science, is featured on news analysis and opinion website The Conversation.

The piece discusses the issues that arise when social networks crash, following the server error which brought down Facebook, Instagram and Tinder for about 50 minutes earlier this week.

The apparent outage at Facebook’s HQ cascaded to other networks that use Facebook to authenticate users.

Read the article here:

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