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The world took a step back, reconsidered the meaning of life and society as Facebook and Instagram went down for a few minutes

By Nikhil Sonnad
Published Last updated This article is more than 2 years old.

Facebook and Instagram (which is owned by Facebook) have returned after maintenance gave their over 2 billion users a harrowing glimpse into a post-apocalyptic future without instant access to weird memes, combative political updates, and other people’s great lives.

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