Facebook and Instagram outage frustrates users around the globe


"We're working to resolve the issue as soon as possible", a Facebook spokesperson wrote in an email to Mashable.

Several of Facebook's products are suffering partial outages, affecting users globally. We can confirm that Facebook's Workplace and Work Chat apps are also affected by this outage.

Some users complained that they were unable to connect to the sites at all, while others reported being unable to tag people or post comments on Facebook posts. Other users were reporting that they couldn't log in to the app at all to even try posting.

According to The Verge, Messenger couldn't load at all on the desktop, but the mobile app was working.

Instagram is also owned by Facebook Inc.

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"Facebook for personal use is fine - but what happens when we rely on large companies such as this to provide business services?" she said.

Facebook responded to speculation that it was hacked on March 13 as the social media giant grappled with a website outage affecting millions of people across the world and in the United States.

Right now, news outlets aren't sure how you're getting to this article because Facebook drives so much traffic.

For Facebook, DownDetector.com states that out of reported problems, 34 percent can't log in to their accounts, 33 percent can't access their newsfeed and 32 percent are experiencing a total blackout.

Instagram has not issued a message through Twitter.