Facebook redirects affect multiple sites

Friday, 8th February 2013 00:37 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Log out of Facebook to read the rest of this artic- oh, you’ve gone.

If you’re reading this you’ve probably already figured out the solution or the error has been resolved, but a problem with Facebook plug-ins is affecting a number of sites today, including VG247.

The issue presents as a Facebook permissions redirect which kicks in before a webpage can fully load. As practically everyone uses social media plug-ins these days, the problem is widespread.

Disabling the plug-ins is no easy task, so we have to wait on a fix from Facebook’s end.

Happily, not every browser and operating system is affected, and if you log out of Facebook entirely, you should be sweet.

UPDATE: It looks like Facebook has corrected whatever Cthulhuesque voodoo was breaking practically the entire web today. You should experience no issues browsing the site while logged in now.



  1. Ownsin

    I’m sorry but what does this have to do with gaming?

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Froseidon

    @1 VG247 was affected by said redirection.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Telepathic.Geometry

    @1: Oh fuck off, have you even read the article? Facebook might log you out of this site, meaning that the post on this site is directly related to this fucking site. Is that not relevant enough for ya?

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Telepathic.Geometry

    Froseidon, you have beaten me both in speed and in keeping your cool. Touche sir…

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Froseidon

    @4 I love you <3

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Brenna Hillier

    Well, this is beautiful.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Telepathic.Geometry

    Whenever the wind blows, it will whisper your name… /whispers/ Froseidoooooon…

    #7 2 years ago

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