• Facebook and Instagram are down

    1 day ago - By MobileSyrup

    Both Facebook and Instagram are down as of 5:46pm ET.
    The outage seems to have started appearing at roughly 5:30pm ET, and while I've been able to access Facebook once via the web since then, the social network quickly went down again. Both Facebook's mobile apps, desktop and web platform seem to be down.
    Platform outage tracking service DownDetector indicates a significant spike in Facebook and Instagram outage reports starting at roughly 5pm. Some reports also indicate that WhatsApp, Facebook's messaging service, is also down.
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  • Facebook and Instagram are down

    Facebook and Instagram are down

    1 day ago - By The Verge

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge
    Facebook and Instagram were down Thursday afternoon. The outage appeared to start around 5:30PM ET, with several thousand people reporting outages on DownDetector. The outage is the second in less than a month from the social media giant; an outage on March 19th took its sites offline for several hours .
    The company didn't immediately reply to a request for comment from The Verge on the cause of the outage; it's unclear at this time when service will be fully restored.
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