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Can’t load Facebook and Instagram? You’re not alone

Can’t load Facebook and Instagram? You’re not alone

In its live outage map, it shows that the Facebook outage is being primarily experienced in the USA and Western Europe. "We're working to resolve the issue as soon as possible".

The issue was also impacting Instagram. A short time later, Facebook indicated the outage was not related to an attack aimed at overwhelming the network. Some users were seeing the same message on Facebook around the same time when they tried to post or log in on Wednesday as well.

As for Instagram, those attempting to access the social platform have found that it simply doesn't load or refresh.

Additionally, The Verge reports that some users are experiencing similar problems with Mark Zuckerberg's original social network.

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Lawmakers from both parties oppose the emergency declaration, but Congress appears to lack a veto-proof margin to block Trump. White House officials say there are already 122 miles of barriers that have been completed or are now under construction.

Facebook acknowledged the issue in a tweet.

According to the website Down Detector, the most common problems being reported are total blackout and log in issues. While this process won't affect your account, you temporarily won't be able to access the site.

Users across the globe reported trouble accessing Facebook, Instagram, and Facebook's Messenger app Wednesday. Others report zero problems while someone directly connected to them has an issue.

Other users are seeing maintenance messages from Facebook stating that "Facebook will be back soon" and that the site "is down for requirement maintenance". While there isn't enough information available at the moment, people are coming up with a lot of possible stories, including a DDoS attack.


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