Nope, it’s not simply you. It seems Instagram, Fb, and Messenger are all down in the intervening time.
The three platforms, which all belong to the Mark Zuckerberg empire, are experiencing down time, in accordance with quite a few reviews on DownDetector. Amongst different issues, customers report being unable to reload their feeds, submit tales, or create posts.
It stays unclear what’s inflicting the difficulty, but it surely appears to be affecting quite a few areas throughout the globe, together with the US East Coast, Central Europe, and East Asia (and India). Curiously sufficient, the Instagram outage appears to be principally affecting Europe.
The difficulty appears to have an effect on just some customers. In Europe, the place I’m primarily based, Instagram is out, however I can nonetheless entry Fb. Our colleagues in India report being unable to make use of Instagram, too.
Fb has but to acknowledge the server points. Its official platform status page signifies issues are operating easily and its companies are all “wholesome.” That’s clearly not the case, although.
We’ve reached out to Fb to search out out what’s inflicting the difficulty, and can replace this piece accordingly if we hear again.
Within the meantime, discover one thing else to entertain your self with — possibly Twitter or Reddit. That must be enjoyable too.
Replace 15:37 UTC: Fb has confirmed the downtime in an e-mail to TNW. “We’re conscious that some persons are presently having bother accessing Fb’s household of apps,” a spokesperson informed us. “We’re working to get issues again to regular as rapidly as doable.”
Curiously, it appears Spotify, Snapchat, and Costco are additionally coping with server points, which suggests the outage is perhaps even wider.
India reportedly wants unrestricted access to non-personal data