Social Media Networks such as Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp all go down – What happened?

Social Media Networks such as Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp all go down

Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram which are owned by Facebook gone down shortly. Those three platforms run on shared infrastructure completely stopped working. In addition, other products such as Facebook Messenger, Facebook workplace also stopped working following the outage of Facebook-owned major social media networks.

As per the British Daily Mail Website, the crash occurred at 16.44 BST

As per the official twitter from Facebook, it says that the company is aware of the issue but has not shared why they are broken or how long this outage will continue. However, as per the international news sources, it is unclear what has casued the issue.

As of now, trying to access Facebook and other affected sites, the browser returns the message This site can’t be reached

Social Media Networks such as Fcebook Instagram and WhatsApp all go down What happened
The site can’t be reached error message from Facebook

Further, Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger — showed outage reports, according to the site downdetector.com, which monitors web traffic and site activity.

Outage Reports from downdetector.com

As per the downdetector.com following reports are being shown

Facebook Outage From downdetector
Facebook outage report from downdetector.com

WhatsApp Outage Reported from Downdetector
WhatsApp outage report from downdetector.com
Instagram outage report from downdetector
Instagram outage report from downdetector.com

Though outages are uncommon for app, it is unlikely to have many interconnected apps of the world largest social media company go down at the same time.

Stay tuned to get further updates in this regard.

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