Facebook has been experiencing some technical problems since early afternoon. Users are unable to post status updates, comments and pictures on Facebook.

The following messages are displayed:

Facebook status update error

“There was a problem updating your status. Please try again in a few minutes.”

 

Facebook Currently Doesn't Allow Status Updates

“An error occurred. Please try again in a few minutes.”

This technical issue is a rarity for Facebook. Downrightnow, a web service tracker says that Facebook is probably facing service disruption.