Meta-owned series of social networking applications, Facebook, Instagram, and messaging app Whatsapp underwent a global outage on Tuesday impacting several users who reported the development, as per the outage tracking website Downdetector. pk. Therefore, Facebook and Instagram are suffering a mysterious outage affecting users across different parts of the world.’
Desktop Apps of Facebook and Instagram Were Affected in this Global Outage
Furthermore, reports about the global outage started to surface around 1.30 pm on Tuesday (May 7) as users had trouble accessing the desktop versions of the social networks. Instead of the usual landing page, anyone trying to access Facebook’s primary site was greeted with an error message. ‘We’re working on it, and we’ll get it fixed as soon as we can,’ reads the message.
The Social Networking Apps of Meta Are Now Working Fine
Furthermore, according to DownDetector, 71 percent of the issues concerning the global outage were affecting the desktop site, while 25 percent were struggling to load the app. Others took to Twitter to confirm the news. Facebook hasn’t yet commented on the cause of the outage, but it doesn’t appear to have affected the social media giant’s smartphone apps. Both iOS and Android users are reporting that Facebook is working as normal.
Moreover, DownDetector tweeted, “User reports indicate Facebook is having problems since 1:52 PM BST. downdetector.co.uk/status/faceboo RT if you’re also having problems #Facebookdown.”
— DowndetectorUK (@DowndetectorUK) June 7, 2022
— hamza (@IamHardTalk) June 7, 2022