Facebook outage: The best #WhenFacebookWasDown tweets

Sian Welby's tweet was one of thousands using the hashtag. Credit: Sianwelby/Twitter

Twitter users took the opportunity to show off their wit after Facebook's brief outage today, with the hashtag #WhenFacebookwasdown trending worldwide.

Among the efforts were plenty of gags about the incessant Candy Crush requests and tedious status updates some of Facebook's users have become notorious for.

Here are some of the best efforts the Twittersphere had to offer:

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