UPDATE: 5:20 p.m. — Facebook is now back, according to TechOptimals. “Earlier this afternoon, we experienced a load-balancing issue that prevented some people from accessing Facebook for a brief period of time.
Facebook appears to be down for many people on Friday afternoon. Users are getting an error message when they try to navigate to the site.
— TechOptimals (@TechOptimals) May 14, 2016
— Jaymin Shah (@JayminSOfficial) May 14, 2016