Technical difficulties: Facebook and Instagram crashed for the second time in a month last night, while a string of banks and other companies have also experienced outages recently
* Meta's Facebook and Instagram crashed for second time in a month yesterday
* String of banks, phone networks and fellow tech giants have also had outages
* MailOnline has spoken to a number of cyber security experts to find out cause
* They blamed centralised systems, an increase in users and ageing infrastructure
Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook and Instagram crashed for the second time in a month last night, while a string of banks, phone networks and fellow tech giants have also experienced major outages recently.
Even Britain's biggest supermarket Tesco was brought to its knees by a hack of its website and app last month, leaving thousands of customers unable to order groceries for 48 hours and costing the retailer an estimated £40m in lost revenue.
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CSN Editor: Human error, aging infrastructure, centralized back-end systems, and surges in traffic are the main culprits on why websites crash.