Social media giant Facebook and its Instagram and Whatsapp platform have dropped within a few hours emphasizing the stability of Bitcoin and its decentralized architecture.
Facebook Goes Down
Social media website Facebook has dropped for some time on April 13 according to a downdetector.com monitoring resource.
Whatsapp, the popular messaging app, and Instagram, a photo-sharing social media platform, both of Facebook's properties, also experienced losses.
According to a Business Insider report, there were over 9,000 people complaining about issues and felt it across Asia and Europe. [1
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Not The First Time and Not The Only One
This is not the first time the social media website has experienced a remarkable outage.
Earlier in March, Facebook, as well as these related apps went down more than 24 hours.
The company made a formal statement after explaining :
Yesterday, as a result of changing server configuration, many people had trouble accessing our apps and service. We have now decided the issues and our systems are recovering.
Facebook is not just a centralized company that has experienced technical issues that restricts hundreds of thousands of users of its services.
Bitcoinist summer Visa, one of the leading solution solutions to millions of people using it, experienced "system failure", leaving countless its customers without access to their money.
Bitcoin Stays Up, Always
is the type, it can not be mentioned that the Bitcoin network boasts an uptime of 99.98% since it started, showing the benefits of decentralization. If one or even hundreds of Bitcoin nodes are offline, the network will continue to work endlessly.
On the other hand, as shown above, centralized solutions are more prone to  In the case of Visa, this is a " of the system, "while in the case of Facebook's outage in March it was a" change of server configuration. " The distributed Bitcoin network not only requires more resources to attack it than to defend it, but its funds are more decentralized in wallets protected by private keys controlled by individual users.
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