Updated: September 3, 2021 8:20:32 am
Instagram was down as a lot of people are not able to use the app. The global outage appears to have lasted several hours, and some users got the message that the feed could not be refreshed. For some, other pages did not load, and Instagram showed a message that something had gone wrong. The app appears to be working fine now, though Instagram has not issued any statement on this outage.
Several users on Twitter also reported that the social media app is not working properly. A few people noted that the app crashed or was not loading any post. Some of them also had issues in sending Direct Messages (DMs) to friends.
Many users got a message from the app, which says “We are sorry, but something went wrong. Please try again.” It was clear what exactly caused the global outage.
As per downtime tracking site, Downdetector, thousands of Instagram users are experiencing issues with the app. Around 47 percent of Instagram users are not able to use the app properly, 27 percent are facing issues with the web version of the app and 26 percent are witnessing server connection issues. The site now shows that the outage appears to be sorted, at least for most users.
The site suggests that people started facing errors from 10:35 AM IST and the issue hasn’t been resolved yet. Instagram is working fine for us, but people are continuously reporting on Twitter that they are experiencing issues with Instagram.
Let us know in the comments if Instagram is working fine for you now or if you are still facing issues.
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