Facebook says some users were logged out of their accounts all of a sudden Friday due to a “configuration change,” and the concern has actually been fixed as of Saturday morning.
” On January 22, a configuration change triggered some individuals to be logged out of their Facebook accounts. We examined the concern and fixed it for everyone previously today. We’re sorry for the hassle,” a Facebook company representative stated in an email to The Brink
So Facebook, heard it was a “configuration change”.
to the engineers who repaired the concern and patiently attempted to describe the cause to us to no avail. https://t.co/AUARhCZ7W2
— Facebook App (@facebookapp) January 23,2021
The problems began late Friday ET, with users on the r/Facebook Reddit board reporting they were getting “sign in” prompts from their Facebook apps, however they had actually not signed out.
Engadget found that iPhone users appeared most impacted by the log-out problem, keeping in mind that users of Facebook’s iOS app were having problem logging back into their accounts when utilizing two-factor authentication. The majority of were able to log back in, however the authentication codes needed were taking a long period of time to reach users.