Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram are down again

Yolanda Curtis
April 14, 2019

According to down detector, a website that tracks outages, Facebook has been facing problems since 6:28 AM EDT which is 4:00 PM IST in India.

The issue seems to have spread worldwide with users across the US, India, Europe, and Asia taking to Twitter to raise the issue.

Facebook and Instagram are both inaccessible, with news feeds refusing to refresh and the main Facebook.com domain unavailable, while WhatsApp messages aren't being sent or received, The Verge reported on Sunday.

Facebook had experienced one of its longest outages in March when some users around the globe faced trouble accessing Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp for over 24 hours.

Users of all three services owned by Facebook went to Twitter to share that their dissatisfaction.

A major WhatsApp outage is leaving users unable to connect to the popular messenger app.

On Twitter, the hashtags #Facebookdown and #Instagramdown were still trending as of 8pm.

Facebook blamed a "server configuration change", and apologized for the outages. "Not good for those who do social media work, like me".

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