Some Facebook and Instagram users are experiencing outages


Social media platform Facebook's servers went down for about half an hour on Saturday evening.

Facebook and Instagram appear to be down for some users this morning with some unable to post and others unable to access the sites entirely.

"Earlier today some people may have had trouble accessing Facebook on the desktop version of Chrome for a short period of time".

The technical problems appeared to be resolved for many users shortly before 3.30pm.

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Both Facebook and Instagram are down for many users this morning.

Facebook users flooded in to figure out three things: if they were the only ones affected, what the issue was, and when it will be fixed.

While the issues are creating problems for Facebook and Instagram, Twitter users are having some fun with it. Facebook had in 2012 acquired Instagram for around United States dollars 1 billion. The message reads "Facebook Will Be Back Soon". Let us know by posting your comments in the box below.