Facebook was down for several hours on Monday, October 4, 2021, and then gradually began coming back online. At 7+ hours, it was the longest FB outage that Waynesboro.Com has experienced, and it was great motivation to make more progress on relaunching the main Waynesboro.Com web site.

After the outage, Facebook continues to have instability and broken functions, so we have to be ready for unexpected outages like this in the future. It was originally planned to relaunch this web site in the New Year, but I think that we can get something basic online sooner than that.

In the mean time, you can visit us at: Waynesboro.Com on Facebook.

Facebook outages are inconvenient, but they do serve the purpose of reminding us of how delicate our communications channels really are. Having multiple backup alternatives is the only way to ensure relative continuity of information flow. If the whole internet goes down, however...