Even for Facebook, Twitter is an important channel for live updates in a crisis.
The social media company suffered a global outage on Wednesday, affecting users on its Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp platforms. Users shared their consternation that their favorite social media platform was unavailable:
At least we have @Twitter 💙
— 9GAG (@9GAG) March 14, 2019
— lacy lund (@LundLacy) March 14, 2019