Georgians react to Facebook and Instagram outage

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The day after 60 Minutes aired a damning interview with a Facebook whistleblower alleging that Facebook has evidence of its negative impacts on society but chooses profit over action, Facebook’s holding, Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram were all down due to what appears to be a DNS issue.

So what is a Facebook or Instagram user to do when their social media platform of choice goes down? Post about it on Twitter, of course.

Georgians hopped on Twitter during the Facebook and Instagram outage to praise higher productivity, lament losing access to social media, and to crack jokes about the sudden demise of Facebook’s social media platforms.

Below are some of the most poignant tweets about the social media “crisis” from your fellow Georgians.