Published: Wed, October 11, 2017
Research | By Raquel Erickson

Not Just You: Facebook, Instagram Go Down Wednesday

Not Just You: Facebook, Instagram Go Down Wednesday

It's not just you: Facebook is down.

Users of the social platforms reported difficulty accessing the Facebook through its apps and website. Outage Report is also monitoring the problem, which it says started at 11.11 a.m ET.

"We're aware that some people are now having trouble accessing Facebook and Instagram", a Facebook representative told CNET.

According to Downdetector, users in the United States and parts of Europe appear to be worst affected by the outage.

Bad news, friends: Facebook appears to be down for a large number of users.


Down Detector reports that it has received more than 12,000 reports of Facebook issues since this morning.

There is no official word yet from Facebook or Instagram on what is causing the outage. South American users reported problems in Argentina, Brazil and Peru.

Concerned users flocked to Twitter to vent their frustration at the lack of access.

Some users thought Twitter might be the next social media to take a hit though.

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