After Facebook experienced the biggest outage in its history, which it said was due to a “server configuration change” and not a cyber-attack in March, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp had issues again on Wednesday morning that continued for hours before being resolved in the late afternoon.
According to a website-tracking website- DownDetector.com, the issue began around 5 a.m. Pacific Time. These outages and issues affected users across the globe, mostly those in the United States and in Europe. The problems reported include: uploading or seeing photos, inability to see newsfeeds or log on.
Aside from the users’ reports, Facebook/Instagram acknowledged the issues.
About 4 p.m. PST, a drastic reduction of the problems was observed by DownDetector.com. And later Facebook/Instagram tweeted, announcing that the problems have been resolved.
Facebook tweeted an update shortly after 5 p.m. PST.