Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp back up after widespread outages


Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were in down early Sunday but were running again for most alcohols by 9 a.m. ET.

All three social media platforms, including Facebook Messenger, were influenced by the outage.

Downdetector.com, a site that monitors site outages, affectations Facebook had been down since 6:30 a.m. ET in much of the world, with thousands of related outages concentrated in the northeastern U.S., Europe and the Philippines.

Facebook did not specify the justification or scope of the outages.

“Earlier today, some people may have savvy trouble connecting to the family of apps. The issue has since been clear up; we’re sorry for any inconvenience,” a Facebook spokesperson told Reuters.

#FacebookDown, #Instagramdown and #Whatsappdown were all trending on Cheep globally.

Facebook acquired Instagram in 2012 and WhatsApp in 2014.

There are numerous than 1.52 billion daily active Facebook users, correspondence to the social media network’s website.

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