Facebook, Instagram having outage issues around the world

Posted at 11:30 AM, Mar 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-13 14:30:05-04

Some Facebook and Instagram users are experiencing problems with the social media networks this Wednesday, and the outage appears to be affecting people all over the world, according to multiple reports.

The website displayed a map of the outage, showing the majority of people affected along the U.S. West Coast and Northeast, Mexico, and Europe. The website reported that the problems began just before 9 a.m.

Facebook tweeted Wednesday, “We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps. We’re working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.

#Facebookdown was trending on Twitter with users both lamenting and making fun of the widespread outage.