Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp reconnecting after nearly six-hour outage

Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp lit up again late on Monday after a nearly six-hour outage that prevented the company’s 3.5 billion users from accessing its social media and messaging services. Facebook apologised but did not immediately explain what caused the failure, the largest ever tracked by web monitoring group Downdetector. The outage was the second blow to the social media giant in as many … Continue reading Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp reconnecting after nearly six-hour outage

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp reconnecting after nearly six-hour outage

Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp lit up again late on Monday afternoon Eastern time after a nearly six-hour outage that prevented the company’s 3.5 billion users from accessing its social media and messaging services. Facebook apologized but did not immediately explain what caused the failure, the largest ever tracked by web monitoring group Downdetector. The outage was the second blow to the social media giant in as … Continue reading Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp reconnecting after nearly six-hour outage

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram suffer worldwide outage as cause remains unclear

Major social media services including Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were hit by a massive outage on Monday, tracking sites showed, impacting potentially tens of millions of users. Outage tracker Downdetector was showing outages in heavily populated areas like Washington and Paris, with problems being reported from around 1545 GMT. Downdetector showed there were more than 20,000 incidents of people reporting issues with Facebook and Instagram. … Continue reading Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram suffer worldwide outage as cause remains unclear