Facebook and Instagram hit by global outage
Wednesday afternoon, a worldwide failure touched Facebook and Instagram. An error message is displayed each time you try to post on the social network: “Facebook will be back soon”, “the site is undergoing maintenance and will be available again in a few minutes”.
The outage affects several countries. On Twitter, Internet users’ complaints come from the United States, Peru, Colombia, Mexico and a good part of Europe.
The DownDetector website estimates that the outage has been going on since 5pm.
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