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Without Facebook

Instagram, Facebook, and WhatsApp went down — and we survived

Photo by Sara Kurfeß on Unsplash

hat a day it was. Starting around noon on Monday, Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp all went offline. These ultra-popular social networks and communication platforms didn't just sputter, they essentially disappeared.

It was a calamity for Facebook (which owns all three services) and its investors, but a…