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?

The Facebook outage aftermath Fallout: People went two to three hours without knowing what their former high school classmates ate for breakfast. The world, astonishingly, did not end.

Fix: Facebook said the downtime was the result of a DNS issue that "prevented people who typed 'facebook.com' into their browsers from reaching the site" -- an issue that was easy enough to resolve. There were no signs that Anonymous had any involvement with the outage.

Facebook's flop affected only the regular desktop website; the company's mobile sites and apps remained online during the incident.

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