Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp Experience Simultaneous Server Issues

Can't update status? Facebook and Instagram are down

Facebook and Instagram are having technical issues as users reported problems with the social media sites Wednesday.

Facebook has acknowledged the outage and has stated it is working to resolve the problem "as soon as possible". "We're working to resolve the issue as soon as possible", a Facebook spokesperson wrote in an email to Mashable.

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It also said the outage is not related to a DDoS attack.

A similar message appeared to users on Instagram when trying to log in, saying, "We couldn't connect to Instagram".

The website Down Detector showed a surge in complaints today with users in Europe, the USA and Asia among the worst-hit.

Facebook-owned Instagram and WhatsApp were also down for many.

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Others say they can see their page but are unable post status updates or photos.

Facebook did not give an estimate for when they expect the problem to be resolved.

Facebook and Instagram experienced outages around the world on Wednesday.

Reports are coming in not just up and down the East Coast, but across the country and internationally as well, affecting mass quantities of people. It didn't help. I tried to delete then reinstall the app now I can't login bc it's not loading all my other apps work so I know it's not my WiFi. That outage was the second time that month.

It's been zero days since our last internet incident.

It is still unclear when two of the biggest social media networks will be back up and running.

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