Instagram, Facebook down: Meta issues first response to global outage - Hindustan Times

Instagram, Facebook down: Meta issues first response to global outage

Mar 05, 2024 09:49 PM IST

Meta acknowledges issues with social media platforms and “is actively working to resolve them”.

Meta acknowledged issues with its social media platforms, saying that the company is actively working to resolve the problem.

Instagram, Facebook down(REUTERS)
Instagram, Facebook down(REUTERS)

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"We're aware people are having trouble accessing our services. We are working on this now," Meta spokesperson Andy Stone said in a post on X social media on Tuesday.

Later in a post, Stone said the issue was resolved.

“Earlier today, a technical issue caused people to have difficulty accessing some of our services. We resolved the issue as quickly as possible for everyone who was impacted, and we apologize for any inconvenience,” Stone said.

Instagram, Facebook down

Meta is currently facing widespread outages, leading to disruptions on global platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Threads, and Messenger.

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Downdetector, a website monitoring service, has reported over 5 lakh outages for Facebook and more than 88,000 outage reports for Instagram globally.

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Users on X react to Instagram and Facebook outages

A user on X commented, "Facebook (162,985 engineers): currently down. Twitter (184 engineers gathered around an open laptop that acts as our primary server): not down." Musk responded cryptically, saying, "To be fair, we do overclock the open laptop and also use it for warmth."

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