How To Make Your Facebook "faster and smooth"?! Thanks Freakterus!
If you are having difficulty accessing facebook, this solution might work for you. Affected users only.
Why? this is because it is most likely caused by one of the hop servers at “facebook-10G.hkix.net [188.8.131.52]” which located at Hong Kong Internet Exchange.
I found a temporary solution to fix the speed issue with facebook.
WARNING: YOU NEED ADMINISTRATIVE ACCESS TO DO THIS!
All you need to do is just do the following:
Go to C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\
Open hosts file with notepad.exe
Add the following: 184.108.40.206 www.facebook.com
Open your browser, key in www.facebook.com.
Enjoy the superfast speed!
Your hosts file should look like this:# Copyright (c) 1993-2009 Microsoft Corp.
# This is a sample HOSTS file used by Microsoft TCP/IP for Windows.
# This file contains the mappings of IP addresses to host names. Each
# entry should be kept on an individual line. The IP address should
# be placed in the first column followed by the corresponding host name.
# The IP address and the host name should be separated by at least one
# Additionally, comments (such as these) may be inserted on individual
# lines or following the machine name denoted by a '#' symbol.
# For example:
# 220.127.116.11 rhino.acme.com # source server
# 18.104.22.168 x.acme.com # x client host
# localhost name resolution is handled within DNS itself.
# 127.0.0.1 localhost
# ::1 localhost 22.214.171.124 www.facebook.com
Go to Application –> Accessories –> Terminal
key in the following: sudo gedit /etc/hosts
Under 127.0.1.1 , input the following: 126.96.36.199 www.facebook.com