WhatsApp, Facebook, and Instagram are down
Today is and Whatsapp, Facebook, and Instagram have been down for several hours. Unfortunately for Facebook and its users, right now the situation does not seem to improve.
In particular, many users have reported through Twitter to have problems reaching all the platforms owned by Facebook. In addition, the well-known site downdetector.com is also reporting WhatsApp, Facebook, and Instagram outages. According to the website, the problems with WhatsApp started around 17:30 (European time).
What is happening to WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram
For now, there have been no official announcements from Facebook, other than a Tweet from Andy Stone, Communications Manager in Facebook, which says:
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.Andy Stone from Twitter
Meanwhile, on Twitter, the community goes wild through the hashtags #WhatsAppDown, #InstagramDown, and #FacebookDown.
For now, there are no more updates. We will keep you updated as soon as we know something else.
- Update : Official Facebook’s account 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.Facebook (@Facebook), October 4, 2021
- Update : Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are still down. This may become the biggest outage in Facebook history.