Lauren Goode

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Facebook Suffers Temporary Service Outage in Europe

Facebook users in parts of Europe, including the U.K., were unable to access their Facebook accounts early Wednesday morning, due to what the company said were “technical difficulties.” Facebook said in a statement that the issue was now resolved. During the outage, some Facebook users took to Twitter to complain, posting with the hashtag “facebookdown.” Facebook last suffered a brief outage in early February, shortly after filing to go public.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald