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Facebook And Instagram Apps Are Facing Global Outage. See Why

| Published on August 5, 2019

Facebook and Instagram have been experiencing an outage in some parts of the world. Users from across the world posted their concerns on Twitter on August 4 and reported problems regarding Facebook and Instagram.

Facebook users reported problems centered around the use of media such as photos and videos. While Instagram users reported issues with logging in.

According to a report in CNET, besides users in the U.S., people from Canada, Australia and parts of Asia also complained about having trouble using the two social networking platforms.

DownDetector has reported that the outage appears to have begun just before 07:18 PM IST, and the problems appear to have popped up around the United States, Europe, South America, and Asia.

On March 14, Facebook apps recorded their longest ever 12-hour outage. 2019 has seen several occasions where everyday apps faced major outages running into several hours in India too.

Not just Facebook, in the last few months, Google services like Gmail, Maps, and Calendar also broke down several times for users worldwide.

Facebook is yet to make a statement regarding the issue.

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