Facebook resolves day-long worldwide outages across Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger

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Thu, 04 Jul 2019 - 09:15 GMT

FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

WASHINGTON, July 4 (MENA) - Facebook says it has resolved an issue that caused its apps including Instagram, WhatsApp and Twitter to be down for several hours in a worldwide outage on Wednesday, The Daily Mail reported.

'Earlier today, some people and businesses experienced trouble uploading or sending images, videos and other files on our apps,' Facebook said on its official Twitter account at 4.49pm Wednesday.

'The issue has since been resolved and we should be back at 100% for everyone. We're sorry for any inconvenience.'

Facebook-owned Instagram said its issues were also fixed.

'We're back! The issue has been resolved and we should be back at 100% for everyone. We're sorry for any inconvenience,' Instagram said in a tweet.

However, some users replied saying they were still experiencing problems with hashtags and logging in.

Earlier, people began to report the issues in their hundreds to outage tracker Down Detector shortly before 9am.

Thousands of Instagram users were unable to post to news feeds, see stories or load content.

Facebook users also said they had trouble logging in and accessing their feeds, as well as viewing or posting pictures.

WhatsApp was also failing to send or receive messages, as well as offering a poor connection. A number of users were also unable to log in.

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