Facebook is down, along with Instagram, WhatsApp
So, someone deleted large sections of the routing....that doesn't mean Facebook is just down, from the looks of it....that means Facebook is GONE. pic.twitter.com/OCZWPD2okw— The Academy (@BenjaminEnfield) October 4, 2021
On Twitter, Facebook communications exec Andy Stone tweets, “We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessing our apps and products. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible, and we apologize for any inconvenience.”
We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessing Facebook app. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible, and we apologize for any inconvenience.— Facebook App (@facebookapp) October 4, 2021
A quick look at Down Detector confirms the problems are everywhere: from Facebook, Instragram to Whatsapp. The platforms are unreachable for everyone, Instagram.com is flashing a 5xx Server Error.
Social media services Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram are owned by Facebook and could not be reached over the desktop or smartphones.
Twitter celebrates Schadenfreude as users flock from Facebook and Instagram to Twitter:
hello literally everyone— Twitter (@Twitter) October 4, 2021