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Facebook and Instagram continue to struggle with major outage

21 November, 2018, 19:11 | Author: Joanna Little
  • Facebook said yesterday users were having trouble accessing the social network and its other applications. — Reuters pic

"We're working to resolve the issue as soon as possible".

Users of Facebook are reporting serious widespread outages across the globe early Tuesday morning.

Multiple users said that heading to home page of Facebook showed only a "service unavailable" message.

The outage comes as Facebook's stock price continues to slide.

Several peopled weren't able to access and some couldn't post pictures or write on Facebook, Instagram and also share multimedia contents on WhatsApp. Facebook also released a statement that it was looking in to issue and get back online.

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Neither Facebook or Instagram has commented on the cause of the issue.

While not all are affected, swathes of social media users took to Twitter today to voice their frustration over the apps' apparent unavailability, as reported by ABC News.

Less than a day beforehand, Facebook's Messenger app crashed for hundreds of thousands of people around the world late on Monday evening.

According to an outage map, New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom, the U.S. and many parts of Europe have been hit with the outage.

Users of the social media websites Facebook and Instagram across the country and globally have reported experiencing issues logging in, posting statuses and interacting with the sites.



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