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What happened to Meta’s Facebook & Instagram ?
Meta’s Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram experience global outage, leaving users worldwide unable to access the platforms. Internal systems at Facebook are also down, potentially causing the widespread disruption since 10:20 am ET.

DownDetector reports over 200,000 Americans facing Facebook issues, while Instagram sees over 30,000 complaints and Messenger with just over 8,000. Stay tuned for more updates as this story unfolds.

Facebook and Messenger glitches emerge as users find themselves logged out and unable to access their accounts. Instagram’s News Feed displays error messages.

DownDetector’s outage map highlights red zones in New York City, Boston, Chicago, and major California cities. The outage extends beyond the US, affecting the UK, parts of Europe, China, Australia, and Mexico. Most reports attribute issues to the apps: Facebook at 72%, Instagram at 64%, and Messenger at 50%.

Users are turning to Elon Musk’s X platform to vent frustrations and seek solidarity amid widespread service disruptions.


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