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Old 01-02-2010, 19:32
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Anyone know why facebook won't load, all i get is a blank screen in every broswer. Anyone else with the same problem or solution.

How do i contact Facebook (email) since i cannot access the site at all anymore.

Constant on and off problem for the last 3 days.
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Old 01-02-2010, 19:33
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Facebook is appalling at the minute, I think they're messing with the system so they can get people to pay for the service, as apparently they will be charging from July.
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Old 01-02-2010, 19:34
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Facebook is appalling at the minute, I think they're messing with the system so they can get people to pay for the service, as apparently they will be charging from July.
Are you having a problem with it? I heard that was a malware scam myself.
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Old 01-02-2010, 19:44
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I think they're messing with the system so they can get people to pay for the service, as apparently they will be charging from July.
No, they really really aren't. How gullible ARE you?
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Old 01-02-2010, 19:46
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Facebook is appalling at the minute, I think they're messing with the system so they can get people to pay for the service, as apparently they will be charging from July.
are you being for real?!

ffs, they are NOT charging from july!!!!!!
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Old 01-02-2010, 19:46
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I am just getting a white screen too
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Old 01-02-2010, 19:50
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Mine is working again, it tends to work for 5 minutes, then brake again with the whitescreen for 20 minutes. What is going on.

Has anyone got a support email since they make it so increadiably difficult to get hold of someone at facebook.

Use the facebook forum support my arse! Then click here for futher support which gives me nothing!
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Old 01-02-2010, 19:51
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They will not be charging in July, they have stated that in a few press articles

its so funny how facebook groups can make people believe anything
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Old 01-02-2010, 19:55
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sorry not sure.

kick your computer
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Old 01-02-2010, 19:58
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It running really slow now :/
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Old 01-02-2010, 19:59
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Are you trying in IE or Firefox?
I'm using firefox and don't have any problems at all, FB is loading really fast. But as a very recent convert to FF, I find everything loads faster on FF than IE.
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Old 01-02-2010, 20:00
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Are you trying in IE or Firefox?
I'm using firefox and don't have any problems at all, FB is loading really fast. But as a very recent convert to FF, I find everything loads faster on FF than IE.
I have tried IE, Firefox and Safari :/ All run into the same problems.
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Old 01-02-2010, 20:45
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Facebook is very messed up at the moment. They're trying to change the layout frequently to keep it updated and new but it's just making it harder to load. I often have to wait a few hours before loading the page as my browser just gives me the white screen of doom.

All I can suggest is that you try Firefox as apparently Facebook prefers that, but beyond that I think it's just a case of reluctant patience.
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Old 01-02-2010, 20:52
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a friend sent me this advice for if facebook was running slow and a bit weird..

go into the application settings
look into "added to profile"
delete any that say "unknown app"

apparently its spyware or something and it slows your facebook page down loads - I didnt find it on mine and my page is still slow, but it might be worth you trying as a few of my friends all claim that this worked for them
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Old 01-02-2010, 21:06
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are you being for real?!

ffs, they are NOT charging from july!!!!!!
Hate to tell you this but while Facebook won't, DS will
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Old 01-02-2010, 21:07
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a friend sent me this advice for if facebook was running slow and a bit weird..

go into the application settings
look into "added to profile"
delete any that say "unknown app"

apparently its spyware or something and it slows your facebook page down loads - I didnt find it on mine and my page is still slow, but it might be worth you trying as a few of my friends all claim that this worked for them
It isn't spyware, those chain messages that go round facebook are just dumb, if you're anti virus is up to daye and your settings are as you want them, then your facebook is as safe as anything else you use online.

deleting that unknown app makes no difference at all.

just just a normal scan.. www.ccleaner.com is free and simple to use and helps keep the crap of your machine.

ps: my facebook is fine, I just leveled up in Mafia Wars.
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Old 01-02-2010, 21:20
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Thanks again everyone. I reported the problem finally to facebook who said it is a common problem without a solution

And thanks for all the help, i didn't find any unknown apps, but i don't expect it will work for long.

What really gets me is i don't get the white screen of doom. It stays on the the browser homepage like Google, and i type in facebook, the bar at the bottom stays at 0% for about 3 minutes, with google on screen, then jumps to 'done' and i get a blank screen :/
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Old 01-02-2010, 23:33
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Hate to tell you this but while Facebook won't, DS will
i wouldnt mind paying for DS!
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Old 01-02-2010, 23:35
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I'm getting the same problem, and so are quite a few of my friends. The problem started for all of us around the same time. A simple refresh usually sorts it out.

I can't believe people are still falling for the Facebook charging thing.
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Old 01-02-2010, 23:39
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I'm getting the white screen everytime I try to log in as well
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Old 01-02-2010, 23:51
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I can log in and not get white screen but farmville and similar applications aren't working. It says upgrade my shockwave. I've done atht and still no good. It's fine on other sites just the farmville and similar on facebook
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Old 01-02-2010, 23:54
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Facebook was running a bit slow for me earlier but it's alright now. The chat bar keeps disappearing every now and again though.
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Old 02-02-2010, 18:35
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Wow, absolutely typical. Facebook works fine all day while i'm working, just log on because i have finished. And the problem has come back again! Aughhh!

Refreshing the screen doesn't do anything. It seems to stop working daily after 5.30 by the looks of it now, consistently.

So what is going on here??
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