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FACEBOOK EXPLAINS REASON FOR 5-HOUR OUTAGE ACROSS IT’S MULTIPLE PLATFORMS- IT WAS NOT A HACK

FACEBOOK EXPLAINS REASON FOR 5-HOUR OUTAGE ACROSS IT’S MULTIPLE PLATFORMS- IT WAS NOT A HACK

Facebook has issued an explanation for the outage that lasted more than 5 hours and disconnecting the world. It was not a hack, but some technical mumbo-jumbo their engineers described as “faulty configuration change.”  “Our engineering teams have learned that configuration changes on the backbone routers that coordinate network traffic between our data centers caused...

World Health Organization Risks Losing Credibility For Downplaying Public Use Of Masks For Coronavirus Prevention

World Health Organization Risks Losing Credibility For Downplaying Public Use Of Masks For Coronavirus Prevention

World Health Organization (WHO), the leading global authority in the fight against COVID-19, has maintained that masks wearing for otherwise healthy people is unnecessary. “Medical masks should be reserved for healthcare workers… “The use of medical masks in the community may create a false sense of security,” WHO said in a recent report that sounds...