Major Facebook Outage Affects Most Parts Of World

Major Facebook Outage Affects Most Parts Of World

Facebook did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Thousands of users across the world have reported the outage.

Facebook is now down for many users.

Down Detector is still registering over 300 reports from users insisting Facebook is not working as it should be.

#FacebookDown and #InstagramDown were trending worldwide on Twitter. "We're working to resolve the issue as soon as possible", Facebook said in a Twitter post at 1535 GMT.

It follows a loss of Facebook messenger several days ago - the fourth in recent weeks.

Downdetector breaks down the kinds of issues that users are experiencing.

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

Instagram users are reporting that their profile homepages are not loading or receiving a message that says, "Sorry, something went wrong".

Facebook and Instagram have been hit by a service outage, with some users around the world reporting being unable to access the social networks.

Small, short outages usually happen every so often to all of the social media giants.

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