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Facebook, Instagram down for millions worldwide

13 March 2019, 11:41 | Casey Mitchell

A screengrab of the live outage map from

A screengrab of the live outage map from

Users were reporting the issues on Twitter and the reports were also appearing on the website Down Detector.

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According to The Verge, Messenger couldn't load at all on the desktop, but the mobile app was working.

A "DDoS" attack refers to a "denial of service" cyber-attack in which an individual or entity would overwhelm servers to block the public from accessing a certain page or network.

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If you tried to post to Facebook or Instagram today and got error messages, you were not alone.

Facebook and Instagram experienced outages around the world on Wednesday.

More than a third of Facebook users affected by the outage reported that they were experiencing a 'total blackout'.

Many were quick to point out that they are frequently turning to Twitter to check if other websites are down, noting that the platform somehow is always "standing strong" despite service issues elsewhere.

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WhatsApp also is in the Facebook family of products, but it seems to be working. That outage was the second time that month.

If you can't post a new status on Facebook, it's not you.

A member of the Facebook team posted on the developer platform status page stating, "We are now experiencing issues that may cause some API requests to take longer or fail unexpectedly".

Many shared jokes about the social media outage leading to the collapse of society, as "nobody remembers how to reach loved ones or eat food without posting updates".

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