After a brief outage, Facebook and Instagram are back online, according to the business. It also added that a technical problem that affected thousands of users has been fixed.
“Some customers were unable to access our products due to a technical issue. As soon as we could, we found a solution, “Reuters was told by a Meta spokeswoman.
According to the outage monitoring website Downdetector.com, users of Facebook and Instagram reported more than 11,000 instances and 7,000 cases, respectively, during the height of the outage.
By combining status information from many sources, including user-submitted problems on its platform, Downdetector keeps track of outages.
As of 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time, there were 81 incidents of Facebook outages and 11 incidents of Instagram outages (0130 GMT).