Big shake-app: Facebook crash makes small businesses use other platforms

Worldwide outage shows just how much of the world relies on Facebook’s services, leading to renewed criticism of market hoarding

06 October 2021 - 18:43 By Clara Molot

During Facebook’s global outage on Monday, online clothing boutique Exul recorded no sales for the first time since it opened last November. 

“Every day counts, every penny counts for a small business,” said owner Porsche Jones. ..

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