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Not Just Twitter, Instagram Suffers Outage As Thousands Affected

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Last Updated: July 15, 2022, 10:36 IST

Instagram also faced outage for a few hours

Instagram also faced outage for a few hours

Thousands of users of Meta Platforms Inc's Instagram on Thursday reported issues with the photosharing application, according to Downdetector.com.

(Reuters) – Thousands of users of Meta Platforms Inc's Instagram on Thursday reported issues with the photo-sharing application, according to Downdetector.com.

Nearly 24,000 users of Instagram were impacted by 5 pm ET, according to outage-tracking website Downdetector, which collates status reports from a number of sources in the United States.

After analysing the Downdetector.in version, it seems users in India also reported the app’s outage around 1:00 AM to 3:00 AM on Friday morning. Instagram has not shared the details of the outage and its possible reason.

Meta did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment.

Also Read: Twitter Back After Two Hours, Global Outage Affected Thousands

Earlier on Thursday, Twitter Inc had a near three-hour outage that affected as many as 50,000 users at its peak at around 8:15 am ET, according to Downdetector.com.

The platform was back up and running after a few hours.

Late last year, Meta had a nearly six-hour-long outage which kept WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger out of reach for billions of users.

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first published:July 15, 2022, 10:36 IST
last updated:July 15, 2022, 10:36 IST