Facebook, Instagram Down: Thousands of Users Report Problems Including Getting Logged Out

Meta’s Facebook and Instagram appeared to be experiencing widespread technical problems Tuesday, with thousands of users logging errors in accessing the social media services.

Meta’s Facebook and Instagram appeared to be experiencing widespread technical problems Tuesday, with thousands of users logging errors in accessing the social media services.

Thousands of users worldwide are reporting widespread technical issues with Meta’s Facebook and Instagram platforms, including being logged out unexpectedly. The outage, which began around 3pm, has affected over 30,000 users, with reports surpassing half a million. Users encountering errors such as “Something went wrong. Please try again” are urged to stay patient as Meta works to resolve the issue. Stay updated on the latest developments regarding this significant social media disruption.

 

Acknowledging the accessibility issues, Andy Stone, a Meta spokesperson, stated on X, ‘We recognize that users are encountering difficulties accessing our services. Rest assured, we are actively addressing this matter.

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Many users turned to X to check if others faced similar issues with the sites. One user advised against panicking if login difficulties arose.

The outage coincides with a looming deadline for Meta, along with tech titans like Apple and Google, to adhere to the Digital Markets Act. This EU law aims to bolster digital economy competition by compelling companies to revamp certain product functionalities, enabling smaller rivals to reach their user bases.

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