Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Twitter were all experiencing various issues. Many people have taken to Twitter in order to vent their frustrations, and it has to be said, the memes are hilarious. Critics fear that these problems could become worse or more frequent as Facebook plans to merge its services. Users across the globe have reported difficulties using Facebook and Instagram. While WhatsApp has been generating revenue for years before being bought by Facebook, its user base had spiked since 2014. When one breaks, it may very well affect all the other services connected to it. These problems could become even worse as Facebook plans to.
In a statement on Twitter after the outage occurred, Facebook said: As a result of a server configuration change, many people had trouble accessing our apps and services. Facebook said it was investigating the problem, but noted it's not the result of a cyber attack. In India, some WhatsApp users reported that they were unable to download or view images that had been sent to them. His first newspaper job was as a Washington Post paperboy. The reaction among users has been one of annoyance and frustration, especially at the lack of communication.
Last month similar problems caused Facebook to go down for its longest ever outage: 14 hours. Since then, DownDetector reported over 7,600 outages across the entire eastern half of the U. About an hour after users first noted the outage, Facebook responded on Twitter. DownDetector said 91 percent of its Instagram reports involved problems with the news feed; for WhatsApp, 72 percent of reports described issues sending or receiving messages, while 25 percent said they were having connectivity problems. The mass outage is likely to be linked as Facebook owns Instagram and WhatsApp, and the three share systems across apps. It's unclear what caused issues on Twitter and Facebook apps. We're sorry for any inconvenience.
Just days before that, Instagram was hit by a separate outage that left users unable to access their feed, post photos and or view direct messages in the app. It now appears that WhatsApp is also down for some users. This was not an attack as some have speculated and we are incredibly sorry this occurred. Facebook has experienced a number of outages affecting one or more of its apps — Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp. Facebook acquired Instagram in 2012 and WhatsApp in 2014. Facebook had not yet responded to the reports… on Twitter, anyway yes, Facebook is on Twitter.
A live outage map shows that users in the Northeast region of the U. Not good for those who do social media work, like me. Long gone are the days when companies merely had a social media presence by means of an official page. We're working on a fix and will follow up as soon as we have an update for you. While millions of people use it to keep in touch with their loved ones or share photos of their lunch, millions more use social media for business purposes. It appears mobile apps are less affected. Are you facing any issues with Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram? As the servers dealing with all three share information, it is increasingly likely that an issue affecting one Facebook service will also hit others.
Weighing at just 522g, the 10-inch Surface Go offers laptop performance and tablet port. The hashtags FacebookDown and InstagramDown also trended on Twitter for much of Thursday. Similar problems were reported with and in the same time frame. It has been generating revenue since on-platform ads were introduced in 2013. We've now resolved the issues and our systems are recovering. The widespread disruptions began about 3am on Thursday Australian time , according to outage-tracking site downdector. All three social media platforms were not loading as of early Sunday, April 14.
For the majority of the day, the apps were experiencing issues uploading and sending images, videos and other files. Read more: A Facebook spokesperson later clarified that the problem was due to a routine maintenance operation, which accidentally triggered a bug and thus made it difficult for users to upload images, videos. At the peak of the outage, nearly accessing the Facebook website, with 51% of users reporting they were unable to access their newsfeed, 24% reporting they were unable to log in, and 23% reporting a total blackout of the site. Yesterday, a bug in hosting platform Cloudflare impacted a slew of websites on the internet after it was offline for about 30 minutes. Facebook, which owns both WhatsApp and Instagram had later tweeted that it was aware people were having trouble accessing the services across its apps and that it was working to fix the problem.
Facebook was down for many users in scattered pockets around the globe, several news outlets and blogs are reporting, while others reported issues with log-in features and trying to load photos and other images. Half of people were reporting problems with their newsfeed. The issue has since been resolved; we're sorry for any inconvenience. Services on Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp have stopped working for users across the world in an outage across the three platforms. This will only take 1 minute of your time, please give us your feedback by clicking.
The issue has since been resolved and we should be back at 100% for everyone. In March, it took Facebook 24 hours to announce that the issue which took its social media services offline had finally been resolved. Some links in the article may not be viewable as you are using an AdBlocker. Once rolled back the service returned to normal operation and all domains using Cloudflare returned to normal traffic levels. She cited Wonghaus Ventures, who picked to restock their line of false eyelashes. Frustrated users have flooded to Twitter — which is fully working — to vent their anger. George Kelly is a breaking news reporter for the Bay Area News Group.