Facebook shares drop five percent following global outage

Economy

Published: 2021-10-04 20:31

Last Updated: 2021-10-22 10:17


Facebook shares drop five percent following global outage
Facebook shares drop five percent following global outage

Facebook’s shares dropped five percent following the global outage the company is currently experiencing.


Also Read: Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram experience outage worldwide


Earlier Monday, Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram stopped working around the world.

According to the tracking website Downdetector, 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!"


Also Read: Number of internet users report problems accessing Twitter, Google, Amazon


Additionally, a number of internet users indicated that Amazon Web, Google and Twitter were experiencing issues, according to Reuters Monday.