Facebook Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp experience MASSIVE outages around globe – reports

Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger have gone down, users around the world and service issue monitor Downdetector reported on Friday.

Claims that the social networking services, all owned by Facebook Inc, had gone down first surfaced at around 1:00pm Eastern Time. 

There have been as many as 1.2 million reports of problems with Instagram and at least 23,000 for WhatsApp, according to information on Downdetector.com.

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Some users were hit with error messages as they tried to open apps, while news feeds and messaging services also encountered problems, according to reports. 

Facebook has not yet commented on the outages.

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Source:RT World News

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