Did anybody else feel an empty hole in their stomach yesterday afternoon/evening when their Instagram feed couldn’t refresh? I couldn’t post any photos of my puggle or what I ate for dinner. I was devestated.
This was caused by a massive power outage in North Virginia, where Amazon’s Elastic Cloud Compute is located. These server outages caused Instagram, Pinterest, and Netflix to be down and it certainly upset users. Good thing Facebook and Twitter were still up and running, or else users would have no place to go to vent their angry sentiments. Check out some of them here: