Facebook says users facing issues on its platforms, apologizes for outage

Users across UK hit by Facebook, What's App and Instagram problems

It has so many users compared to Facebook. A product change could however affect all users. Facebook users reported that the issue was specific to certain features only.

Tracking website Downdetector.com showed Instagram has been having issues since 8:45 a.m.in NY, while Facebook has been having issues since 8:04 a.m.

According to the Independent report, Facebook's "Platform Status" page still indicates a "Healthy" status on its page, as of 12:16 PM (EST).

The tag information is used to describe photos and videos to users with sight impairments, but "what's not clear is whether Facebook also uses this information to target ads", says The Verge. Only the text messages were being shared on the mobile messaging service. Furthermore, this project of Facebook reading a picture and using tags and description is a part of the platform's accessibility efforts. The integration will be completed by 2020.

You might have noticed that over the past day Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp have not been fully functional.

With the decision to integrate, Zuckerberg faces scrutiny on the security measures among the three social apps.

Luckily, mass outages with major social media platforms are unlikely to last long and normal service on all of the websites should soon be resumed.

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Nowadays, Instagram is a trending Social media Platform.

Outages over the past few years have become quite usual, and many big firms like Google and Amazon have fallen prey to this.

As seen from the snapshot above, outages have been interrupting many companies from Verizon to Twitter. According to CNN Business, Facebook wasn't ruling out the possibility of other "smaller-scale attacks" at that time.

Update: She has since deleted that tweet, and said instead: "No, China previously attacked Telegram. We're sorry for any inconvenience", Instagram posted on Twitter. It is showing users old posts.

Instagram, with an approximate user base of 111 million, also confirmed the global malfunction in a tweet. Facebook-owned apps are down (Facebook, IG, Whatsapp). Several WhatsApp users said that they are unable to download and send images to their contacts. Some businesses rely on Facebook and Instagram Ads. And this is something Facebook has been doing since at least April 2016. Users are reporting issues with sending and receiving messages, DownDetector said.

Same Whatsapp Messenger is not working correctly for users. And Facebook was down for hours in March, per USA Today.

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