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Facebook went down today, and Twitter users had some things to say about it

At around 6:15 a.m. Saturday, many around the world began experiences problems logging into Facebook.
At around 6:15 a.m. Saturday, many around the world began experiences problems logging into Facebook. AP file

At around 6:15 a.m. PST, many around the world began experiences problems logging into Facebook, according to The Independent. The outage impacted Facebook-owned Instagram as well.

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As many realized that they were unable to load the two widely popular social media sites, they did what any of us would do in our time of trouble: They took to Twitter. Here is a compilation of some of the best tweets to come out of the trending #facebookdown on Twitter this morning.

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