Facebook & Instagram Facing Outages For More Than 8 Hours Now

Looks like our favorite social media; Facebook and Instagram facing outage since 1 am this morning.

So it’s not just you who can’t post any new status on Facebook or refresh your Instagram timeline.

Facebook confirmed the outages through their Twitter account;

“We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps,” a Facebook spokesperson said in an email. “We’re working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.”

The outage affected users in the US, Europe, South America, Australia and Asia, according to a map by Down Detector. Users of Facebook-owned WhatsApp were also reporting that they were having trouble sending photos on the app. Virtual reality company Oculus, which is owned by Facebook, also reported that its users were having trouble accessing and using its platform.

Facebook, which makes money from selling ads, was having issues with its ad products as well.”

Are you facing the same problem?

Update: Both of the social media platform are back running in the afternoon after 12 hours outage

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