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Meta services are DOWN! Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp crash for thousands of users worldwide

Meta services are DOWN! Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp crash for thousands of users worldwide just a little over a month since they went down for seven hours

  • Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp crash around 11:30am ET
  • The outage is hitting users worldwide who site issues with websites and apps
  • However, users also say they are unable to post on Facebook and Instagram 


All of Meta’s platforms – Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp – are experiencing a worldwide outage that is impacting thousands of users.

DownDetector, an website that monitors online outages, shows issue reports surfaced around 11:30am ET, with the most flooding in 30 minutes later.

Users cite problems with both the website and app for each platform, along with the inability to post on Facebook and Instagram.

The outage comes just a little over one month since Facebook and Instagram were down for seven hours due to a DNS (Domain Naming System) issue.

All of Meta’s platforms – Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp – are experiencing a worldwide outage that is impacting thousands of users

The outages are hitting major cities in the US including New York City, Los Angeles and Dallas.

Across the Atlantic, the UK, Spain and other European countries are also being shown on DownDetector as impacted by the crash.

Meta has yet to acknowledged the outage, so it is not clear what has caused the platforms to crash or when they will be back online. 

Users logging into to Facebook are seeing ‘Sorry something went wrong’ error messages, some Instagram users are opening the app to see a black screen. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk