Update (6:26pm Pacific): Facebook says it has completed backend service repairs and everything should be back to normal. A company spokesperson provided the following statement: Earlier this afternoon we experienced an issue with our serving infrastructure that prevented some people from accessing Facebook for a short time. We’ve resolved the underlying problem and service is recovering. We’re sorry for any inconvenience. Original post continues below. Facebook has updated its Platform Status page to indicate that its currently experiencing “sitewide issues” with Facebook.com and its platform. The result is higher than normal error rates and latency for some of its users. The site…

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