Facebook, Instagram hit by major outages across world


(Web Desk) – Both Facebook and Instagram have been hit by major outages that left them refusing to load for some of their users across world including parts of Asia.

A rush of issues were reported on Tuesday lunchtime UK time, as users reported being unable to load the page at all.

Multiple users said that heading to home page of Facebook showed only a “service unavailable” message. And Instagram users found that the web service wouldn t load, though the app appeared to be working.

It is not clear if the two outages were connected, though they are both part of Facebook broad network of companies.

The website Down Detector showed significant issues for both sites. They were focused in Europe and the east coast of the US, though that may be largely a result of timezones.


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