October 4, 2021
(Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s app and its Instagram photo-sharing platform have been inactive for thousands of users, according to outage tracking website Downdetector.com.
The portal showed that there have been more than 20,000 incidents of people reporting problems with Facebook and Instagram.
Meanwhile, the social media giant’s instant messaging platform WhatsApp also fell for over 14,000 users, while Messenger fell for nearly 3,000 users.
Downdetector only tracks outages by collecting status reports from a variety of sources, including errors posted by users on its platform. The outage may affect more users.
Facebook did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Reuters.
(Reporting by Eva Mathews in Bengaluru; editing by Uttaresh.V)
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