Facebook Is Blaming a Server Configuration Change for Its Lengthy Outage

The social network said it was not the victim of a distributed denial-of-service attack

People worldwide have become quite familiar with this message Wednesday Facebook

Nearly 24 hours after the first reports of massive outages for Facebook and its family of applications, the social network finally gave the all-clear and provided an explanation for the issues.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.