As nations around the globe faced Facebook outages, Nancy Pelosi found the perfect opportunity to be relevant.
Reports of Facebook being down Wednesday came from not only the U.S. but in Europe, Canada, India, and even Russia, according to The Daily Caller which reported that a representative for the social media company, which also owns Instagram, could not yet highlight the source of the problem.
— Karen A. Brown (@StardustBluCEO) October 11, 2017
Over in Washington, D.C., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi thought she would take advantage of the situation to tout access to high-speed internet for all Americans.
— Nancy Pelosi (@NancyPelosi) October 11, 2017
This was not “fake news.”
— Kevin Craig (@KC11A18A) October 11, 2017
Don’t tell me, Nancy. High-speed internet a basic human right?
— Veterans4Pepe (@DeplorableJWS) October 11, 2017
Yes cause how will they ever survive without high-speed internet and access to Facebook?? 🙄
— Kelli 🇺🇸 (@Kelli1776) October 11, 2017
OMG stahhhhhp https://t.co/JNEZxvCEyL
— Eric Spencer (@JustEric) October 11, 2017
I wish Twitter would go down, you’d retire or at least shut up
— mrs. robbie daly (@robbiedaly) October 11, 2017
— Marsha Coupé (@MarshaCoupe) October 11, 2017
The right to Facebook access is in the 43rd Amendment, right after the one guaranteeing free birth control for women.
— ReeFungorioJr (@No_Free_Speech) October 11, 2017
Meanwhile, over at Twitter, news of the Facebook outages was met with Twitter users’ own special sense of humor.
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— Sheryl Morales-Sarte (@forevercharlshe) October 11, 2017
— Lukeisapenguin|-/ (@saleeeexx) October 11, 2017
— Batman Notes (@BATMANNOTES) October 11, 2017
— Daniel Leadbitter (@friday_the_12th) October 11, 2017
— All Tee All Shade (@AllTee_AllShade) October 11, 2017
— VIBES (@VibesOfficiaI) October 11, 2017
#facebookdown that awkward moment when you find out that Facebook is down, on Twitter ………………..
— Leigh (@freckle_red) October 11, 2017
— Skylar Taylor (@skylarptaylor) October 11, 2017
— KelevRa (@spyke181) October 11, 2017
— CF-Direct (@CF_Direct) October 11, 2017
Alright we have guests. Everyone stop being dicks for like five minutes.
— Jeffrey Allan (@JeffreyGAllan) October 11, 2017
— Jennifer (@jend231) September 27, 2017
— Patrick Garcia (@zxephin) October 11, 2017
You have some serious high hopes for our humanity.
— Chris “CW” Dubs (@CW_Dubs) October 11, 2017
everyone is running back to twitter as if twitter was their ex and fb just cheated on them lmao #facebookdown
— Sayed (@Ph4ntomPhoton) October 11, 2017
Live footage of every social media manager during Facebook and Instagram outage: pic.twitter.com/qG4AYANqrM
— BOO!zie Samin 👻 (@suzannesamin) October 11, 2017
Everyone? Tone down the rhetoric
— Jesus Christopher 🌹 (@J_Moist) October 11, 2017
“U.S. Productivity hit an all-time high Tuesday when Facebook and Instagram suffered a global outage.” – Tomorrow’s WSJ.
— PJ Doland (@pjdoland) October 11, 2017
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