Facebook, Instagram hit by major outages across world

Facebook, Instagram hit by major outages across world

Facebook, Instagram hit by major outages across world

It looks like Facebook and Instagram are now down for some.

This is the second major outage suffered by Facebook in less than 24 hours.

Problems ranged from access to the site, issues with using Messenger, slow page loading and the inability to post. Then, tap 'Your time on Facebook.' As you can see, I use the app for three minutes too many per day.

Facebook has more than 2.2 billion users worldwide, while Instagram - which is owned by Facebook - has more than one billion active users.

Facebook users report they are receiving a messages that says, "Something went wrong and we couldn't load your videos", or, "Service unavailable".

Facebook has confirmed the outage on its developer site.

People on Twitter have shared their dismay over the outage.

They were focused in Europe and the east coast of the United States, though that may be largely a result of timezones.

Facebook has acknowledged the outage. Image from downdetector.comA similar map but this time it shows the incidences of Instagram outage reports.

Well, the social media giant is down again, along with its counterpart, Instagram.

'We are investigating the issue and working on a resolution, ' she wrote.

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