Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram are down in a number of regions including India. According to downdetector, all of the three social media services owned by Facebook are facing outages globally. Many users have taken to Twitter to report that they have been unable to load any of the services.
The outages were reported worldwide. We tried using the services on our devices and found that one device upload stories to Instagram, one can’t download WhatsApp images and the other can’t access Facebook.
We saw similar outages for all three social media platforms back in March and April. The company took some time to fix the issues and had all the services running at full capacity under a day, however, it did cause users discomfort.
Here’s how the users are reacting to the outage on Twitter:
— Jui Mondkar (@jui_mondkar) July 3, 2019
— xymone🌹 (@xymnetweets) July 3, 2019
— 🐝☕S нуρєямαякєт| (@Singular_Seven) July 3, 2019
On Twitter, hashtags for #FacebookDown, #InstagramDown and #WhatsAppDown are currently trending on the top positions.
Me: *checks Wi-Fi*
*disconnects from Wi-Fi*
*reconnects to Wi-Fi*
*checks Facebook & Instagram*
*finally checks Twitter*
— Harshal (@iHarshalWatts) July 3, 2019
— robert millon (mbgn1 (@RobertMillon) July 3, 2019
BREAKING: Scores left dead, injured as Facebook outage stretches into third hour #facebookdown
— Walking Eagle News (@TheEagleist) July 3, 2019
#WhatsApp down couldn’t able to download videos and images 😂😂😂
People be like now😂😂 pic.twitter.com/QLRpARbQdt
— Bharath Kumar (@Bharathsiva19) July 3, 2019
Facebook is yet to give out a response on this outage.
Instagram and whatsapp servers are down once again. You wont be able to download images on whatsapp and see all your posts on instagram. Don’t worry no issues with your mobile phone.#instagramdown #whatsappdown #whatsapp
— VISHAL VISHWAKARMA (@vishaltalks) July 3, 2019
Am I the only one who has a problem downloading images, voice notes and videos on Whatsapp???? #WhatsApp
— Reardon (@Reardon95278843) July 3, 2019
The services seem to have come back online now. Instagram has also shared a post on Twitter that it’s back working again.