Twitter users poke fun at Facebook outage

The Twittersphere made the most of it this morning when social network Facebook went down.

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CAPE TOWN - The Twittersphere made the most of it this morning when social network Facebook went down briefly across a few countries.

Users got an error message when trying to access Facebook.

Facebook error page reveals reasons for collapse #facebook pic.twitter.com/pUxzMhUVRE

Not missing a beat, Twitter users had some fun with the situation.

Dear Facebook people. Here on Twitter, we do not care that Facebook is down. Remember what Zuckerberg called you for giving him your data.

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If you're annoyed at Facebook being down, please feel free to email Mark Zuckerberg and demand a full refund.

RIP Facebook 😂

#Facebook refugees are flooding onto Twitter. Look at them all lost, disorientated, hopelessly trying to post cute baby photos #facebookdown

First reaction when I get the "Facebook Error" message... pic.twitter.com/KCQolEkNUs

Facebook is down. Run to your local supermarket and get all the food you can, this the official start of the apocalypse.

Facebook is down. Finally graduated with 2 degree, found a job and got married.

Meanwhile, others were more sympathetic.

Take a moment to think of that girl and boy who were about to agree on their first date in a #Facebook chat ... Sad :(

Facebook is now back up and everyone is happy.

The issue has been resolved Facebook is working again

More than 9,6 million people use Facebook in South Africa.