Facebook, Instagram face global blackout as users are unable access accounts


Facebook and its-owned another social media platform, Instagram, have been facing a long blackout since Wednesday evening as users were unable to post anything.

Many users have complained that they were receiving standard messages on Facebook that read, “Something’s gone wrong. We’re working to get it fixed as soon as we can.”

Facebook said in a tweet, “We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps. We’re working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.”

Another tweet by Facebook read, “We’re focused on working to resolve the issue as soon as possible, but can confirm that the issue is not related to a DDoS attack.”

Some users also said that they were unable to access the Facebook messenger. Instagram, the photo-sharing platform owned by Facebook, too had experienced global outage.

According to Houston Chronicle, Facebook users were in the US too were being greeted with a message that read “Facebook will be back soon.” Others reported to receive a message that the site is down for “required maintenance.”