The Global outage issues are not leaving Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp as all of these three services faced two hours of downtime this morning. Almost all of the users experienced glitches and technical issues while using Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. Many of the users faced problems in refreshing the newsfeed or accessing the Facebook website, sending or receiving messages on WhatsApp became impossible for two hours and Instagram refusing to load. Well, the problem started at 6:30 AM European Time this morning for nearly two hours. In some of the regions, the issue was more widespread, and it took more than two hours to get these services back on track.
A Facebook Spokesperson said in a statement that some of the users were facing the problems connecting to the family of apps from Facebook. According to the statement, the issue has been fixed, and the users can access the services anytime. The issue took almost two and a half hours to get fixed from Facebook’s side. Even tho the company engineers fixed the problem, many users faced the issue for next one hour.
This is not the first time Facebook and it’s family services are facing the issues with the outage. Last month, Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp met the most significant downtime of their lifetime. All of these three services were down for more than 14 hours globally. It took more than 24 hours for Facebook Engineers to fully restore the services and get rid of the problem. According to the statement that time, server misconfiguration was the reason behind global downtime. This time, as all of the services, were not functioning, the users took the support of Twitter and expressed inconvenience. Thankfully, it took only two and a half hours for Facebook to get rid of the outage and bring service back to normal.