Facebook falls flat
Date: Jan. 28, 2013
Duration: Two to three hours
Failure: Facebook users around the globe found themselves unable to keep up with their friends' status updates on the morning of Jan. 28. Insignificant as it may seem, Facebook is a site frequented by more than a few people -- so a few hours of downtime didn't go unnoticed.
Adding to the oddness of the situation, hacker group Anonymous had posted a video earlier in the month in which it threatened to attack Facebook and take the site down on that very same day. What actually happened?