Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are all down across the world after a crash that has left social media users frustrated and unable to connect.
The social tools, all owned by Facebook, including the platform’s own Messenger service, were first reported as not being available from 5:30 GMT on Friday.
Users visiting Instagram online get a simple error message saying ‘5xx Server Error’, with no other information provided.
As of now, the company has not made any official comment on the outage. However, people across the country have been tweeting about the same on Twitter. According to the data shown on DownDetector, 67 per cent people are unable to refresh their news feed on Instagram while 19% are unable to login to their accounts. The remaining 13% have been complaining about Instagram.com being unresponsive.
Most WhatsApp users are unable to send or receive messages. As for the Facebook users, they have been complaining about a total blackout on the website as well as the mobile app.