In Pictures: The worst Cloud outages of 2013 (so far)

From Amazon to Dropbox and Microsoft to Google, we've seen some nasty Cloud outages in the first half of the year. Which company failed the worst?

Facebook falls flat Date: Jan. 28, 2013

Duration: Two to three hours

Failure: Facebook users around the globe found themselves unable to keep up with their friends' status updates on the morning of Jan. 28. Insignificant as it may seem, Facebook is a site frequented by more than a few people -- so a few hours of downtime didn't go unnoticed.

Adding to the oddness of the situation, hacker group Anonymous had posted a video earlier in the month in which it threatened to attack Facebook and take the site down on that very same day. What actually happened?

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