In the late afternoon of Monday 4 October 2021, an outage of Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp began. The incident appears to have global implications.
All three apps Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp are down with hundreds of users reporting problems accessing them.
Facebook, Instagram, whatsapp and Messenger are down on 4 October 2021
Late this afternoon, Monday 4 October 2021, Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp are currently experiencing a major outage, affecting many users.
The incident appears to have global implications.
The social networks of the Facebook group, Instagram and Whatsapp are currently experiencing an outage.
According to Down Detector, thousands of users have reported that they have been unable to access these social networks since around 5pm.
It is therefore impossible to send or receive messages, or to update the news feed on these platforms. The problem is not limited to England. Several countries, starting with the United States, are affected.
Numerous messages on social networks
On Twitter, the hashtags #InstagramDown #FacebookDown and #WhatsApp have already been shared tens of thousands of times. This is not the first time that the group’s networks have suffered a common outage: the last one dates back to March 2021.
For the time being, the company has not yet communicated precisely on the nature of the failure.