WhatsApp and Instagram are down globally; Facebook users experiencing log-in errors

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Updated: October 04, 2021 10:08 PM

A quick visit to Downdetector, website that reports such outages, confirms that Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp indeed are down for users globally.

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The entire suit of Facebook services including WhatsApp and Instagram is experiencing a global outage right now.

Users across the globe, including those in India, are unable to access WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook. Facebook seems to have hit a snag on the desktop side too, as multiple users are reporting log-in errors. Some cannot access the website at all.

Update: Facebook has formally acknowledged the issue across its apps and products. The social media platform is currently working on a fix. The reason behind the outage remains a mystery for now.

Facebook-owned WhatsApp and Instagram have also independently confirmed that their services are facing an outage at this point in time.

A quick visit to Downdetector, website that reports such outages, confirms that Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp indeed are down for users globally.

In India, the outage seems to have begun around 9:00pm IST. Expectedly, users are flocking to micro-blogging website Twitter to report these issues.

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