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Facebook and Instagram down in possible worldwide outage

12 October 2017, 12:05 | Ross Houston

Instagram DOWN: Social network NOT WORKING in the UK, as users struggle to load app

Facebook and Instagram are down for thousands of users across the US and UK according to reports. The issue appears to be widespread with reports of outage popping up in Brazil Japan India and parts of Europe

The website Down Detector, which monitors popular websites for outages, shows thousands of users commented that they were experiencing outage issues.

Popular social media website Facebook is experiencing widespread outages Wednesday morning, October 11, 2017. Service began returning to users about 12:30 p.m.

Just after 11:00am EST, parts of the USA, mostly the East and West Coasts, and Europe starting suffering Facebook outages. And its users made sure to poke fun at the social network's rivals. Some users were tweeting wondering if the site was down for everyone or if it was a more isolated incident.

Reports started coming in early Wednesday morning and peaked at around 11:00am ET.

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According to data amassed by DownDetector, half of all those struggling to connect to Instagram are unable to access the News Feed.

Of course, people took to Twitter to voice their frustrations.

We've reached out to Facebook for more information about the outage and will update the story when we hear back.



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