Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp Still go down
Facebook Inc's application suite, including the popular photo-sharing platform Instagram and messaging platform WhatsApp, Messenger Still go down.
Facebook Inc's application suite, including the popular photo-sharing platform Instagram and messaging app WhatsApp, Messenger has been shut down by tens of thousands of users.
Reuters could not immediately confirm the issue affecting the service. However, the error message on the Facebook page indicates a domain name system (DNS) error. DNS allows web addresses to take users to their destinations. In July, a similar failure of cloud company Akamai Technologies Inc led to the paralysis of multiple websites.
According to CNN, the next morning after a clip was broadcast in "60 Minutes," Facebook whistleblower Francis Hogan claimed that the company knew how its platform was used to spread hatred, violence, and misinformation. And Facebook tried to hide this. evidence. Facebook has refuted these claims.
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.— Facebook (@Facebook) October 4, 2021
We’re aware that some people are experiencing issues with WhatsApp at the moment. We’re working to get things back to normal and will send an update here as soon as possible.— WhatsApp (@WhatsApp) October 4, 2021
Thanks for your patience!
Instagram and friends are having a little bit of a hard time right now, and you may be having issues using them. Bear with us, we’re on it! #instagramdown— Instagram Comms (@InstagramComms) October 4, 2021
Mercury in retrograde got the best of us. We’re working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible, and apologize for the inconvenience. #MessengerDown— Messenger (@messenger) October 4, 2021
Downdetector only tracks outages by collating status reports from a range of sources (including errors submitted by users on its platform), showing that more than 50,000 users have reported issues with Facebook and Instagram. The outage may affect more users.
According to public statements of Facebook's three services, Facebook (FB), Instagram and WhatsApp were all disrupted at noon on Monday.
"We're aware that some people are experiencing issues with WhatsApp at the moment," the messaging platform's official Twitter handle said. "We're working to get things back to normal and will send an update here as soon as possible."