For many reasons I’m not getting into, I had a long, exhausting week between work and my own personal projects. But one I will mention is because this weekend I’m taking some vacation time, so for work I’ve been trying to get all my content in order and copy written for when I’m away.
So anyway, I log on late to do my final scan of our social channels and post the absolute last piece of content on our Facebook page before I’m officially on vacation. Should be quick, and I’m looking forward to going to bed without an alarm set. Run into a small snag. As I’m double checking the content we’re linking to I notice some events are now sold out, so I drop them. For another one their entire website was crashed… hard (looked like an SQL error for what it’s worth). But that kind of thing happens, so I clean them up and get ready to post.
We post to English and French separately because of the audience. English one goes out relatively fine. Art is good, copy is solid, links are all there and working, locations are tagged, audience targeting is set up. Click POST…. nothing. That’s ok, Facebook server gets hiccupy sometimes.
Check all the reqs again,
It goes out cleanly.
Then trouble. French one … doesn’t. Just loads and loads and loads. 10 min, 12 min. Refresh. Try again. Try 5 more times. Error, error. Consistent error. Continue reading