New Delhi [India] : Facebook and Instagram on Wednesday suffered a major global outage as people using these social media networks were unable to access it on their phones or desktop.
It has also been reported that Facebook’s messenger which is a messaging application and platform was also down. The Facebook-owned photo app Instagram was also down.
In a tweet, Facebook confirmed that some of its users were facing trouble in accessing the portal.
“We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps. We’re working to resolve the issue as soon as possible,” it said in a tweet.
As soon as the two major social media portals were down Twitter was flooded with reactions and soon #facebookdown and #instagramdown started trending on number one and number two respectively, worldwide.
Meanwhile, UNESCO jumped into the fray with a tweet of its own urging users to read a book instead!