Facebook and Instagram go down worldwide

Facebook and Instagram go down worldwide with social media users shown an error message saying the sites ‘can’t be reached’ Facebook and Instagram suffer outages around the world  Social media users took to Twitter to voice their frustrations at the other sites There are also reports of Whatsapp, which is owned by Facebook, being downBy Milly Vincent For Mailonline Published: 07:16 EDT, 14 April 2019 | Updated: 10:27 EDT, 14 April 2019 Facebook and Instagram were unable to be reached across the world this afternoon as sites display a ‘can’t be reached’ message. There are also reports of Whatsapp, which is owned by Facebook, being down.Downdetector.co.uk reported over 4700 complaints that Facebook was down in the UK with the outage beginning at about 10am this morning. Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp seem to be suffering technical difficulties worldwideThe issue seems to have spread world wide with social media users from all across Europe, America and Asia taking to Twitter to voice their frustration.    Twitter users complained that they were not able to access Facebook or Instagram on their desktops causing a disruption to their day. The hashtags £FacebookDown, £instagramdown and £whatsappdown have all been trending on worldwide Twitter. Facebook, which owns all the apps, has apologised.  A spokesman for Facebook said: ‘Earlier today, some people may have experienced trouble connecting to the family of apps.’The issue has since been resolved; we’re sorry for any inconvenience.’ Map showing areas where Facebook is down, With Europe largely affected Map showing areas where Instagram is down, mostly in Europe and Malaysia  Joshua Swingle complained that Facebook should ‘ensure platforms are always up and running’ Another user by the name of Martina complained that the outage had interrupted her romantic endeavours, insulting Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg ‘The end is near’ tweeted Miyow after he could not access Whatsapp or Instagram Another user joked how people were turning to Twitter as the last remaining social media

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