Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp Suffer World-Wide Outage

Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp Suffer World-Wide Outage

UPDATE: As of Sunday 8:00 PM (USA Central) a check of Facebook’s Twitter account still shows no comment about this outage or any information about when they expect to have this issue resolved. ~TLB ed


Almost a month to the day after Facebook experienced its worst outage ever, Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp are again experiencing worldwide outages that started around 6:30 am Eastern, triggering a flurry of  complaints on rival social networks like Twitter.

In areas around the world, Facebook and Instagram feeds wouldn’t refresh, and neither Whatsapp messages nor Facebook messenger messages could be sent or received.

During last month’s outage, it took more than a day for Facebook to finally resolve the issue. The company blamed a “server configuration change”, and apologized for the outages.

The outages appeared to affect a sizable swath of the US, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico and South America. Most of Europe was also impacted, according to an outage map. The outages for Instagram and Facebook appeared to mostly overlap…

…While the Whatsapp outages were worse outside the US, typically markets where Whatsapp is more popular.

Once again, Facebook’s stumble was a ‘win’ for Twitter…

🇳🇬Dreadnstyn🇳🇬 @dreadnstyn

Whatsapp is down
Facebook is down
Instagram is down
I heard it all on Twitter


dionysus @elyagullo




🐱☕🍸Dee Gillespie🍸☕🐱 @SPOOGYWOOGY

#Facebook & #Instagram down worlwide


Facebook hasn’t released a statement on the outages or given any indication about when users can expect functionality to return.

In the mean time, it looks like people will need to suck it up and try actually talking to one another for a change.


(TLB) published this report from ZeroHedge


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