Published: 2021-10-04 19:00
Last Updated: 2022-12-06 15:50
Many social media users complained that Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram stopped working around the world, the tracking website Downdetector reported Monday.
According to the website, many users reported that they were having problems using all three apps shortly after 4pm Monday.
A social media user wrote on Twitter “Seems like there is another Facebook family outage. WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook apps are not refreshing.”
Another said “I've tried Whatsapp several times, I thought it's my internet connection.”
Facebook wrote on Twitter "We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessing our apps and products. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible, and we apologize for any inconvenience."
WhatsApp also said on Twitter "We’re aware that some people are experiencing issues with WhatsApp at the moment. We’re working to get things back to normal and will send an update here as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience!"
Instagram tweeted on their official account "Instagram and friends are having a little bit of a hard time right now, and you may be having issues using them. Bear with us, we’re on it!"
This is a developing story.