UPDATE: Facebook and Instagram appeared to be back online Thursday afternoon after thousands of outages reported in a widespread event that appeared to start around 5:30 a.m. ET, according to the website Downdetector

The issue follows a three-week outage that took Facebook and Instagram offline for a few hours

At its peak today, over 156,000 users reported issues with Facebook and 61,000 with Instagram Reports have been trending down since

The cause of the problem was not yet clear, as users of the social media giant complained of an outage on #facebook down

I’m running on Twitter to see if it’s just my Facebook that’s down #facebookdown picTwittercom / Mb12ky4rNq

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World News – US – Facebook, Instagram Backup After Thousands of Report Outages – Update

Source: https://deadline.com/2021/04/facebook-instagram-service-down-whatsap-messenger-hit-by-outage-1234730653/