Facebook and Instagram suffer global outage

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Nov 28, 2019, 10.01 PM(IST)

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Users across the globe reported that they were unable to access these social media platforms.

Facebook's network of apps consisting of - Facebook, Instagram - suffered a major global outage on Thursday. Users across the globe reported that they were unable to access these social media platforms media files - images, videos, GIFs - on Facebook's services. 

Acknowledging the outage Instagram has posted on its official twitter handle that "We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing Facebook’s family of apps, including Instagram. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible. #InstagramDown".

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Facebook also confirmed the issue on its service website saying that "We are currently experiencing increased error rates across Facebook Login and the Graph API. Our team is aware of the issue and is working on a fix."

However, this is not the first time that Facebook's and Instagram have suffered a global outage. The social media giant's services - particularly Facebook and Instagram -- suffered one of the worst outages ever back in March, July this year.

(With inputs from agencies)