Friend the Public

Day After Facebook IPO, Appears to Be Having Some Problems [Updated]

A tipster wrote into Betabeat this afternoon to complain about not being able to get into the social network. You know the one? With a valuation in the the neighborhood of a $100 billion and a fancy new IPO filing? “Facebook is so slammed with traffic it’s basically nonfunctional #ipoday,” the source kvetched, adding, “It’s taking forever to load and won’t like, work. search etc.” In the past twenty minutes, Betabeat has failed to even log on to Facebook three times, before finally getting through. A quick search for “Facebook slow” on Twitter reveals we’re not the only ones: Read More