Instagram in addition to Facebook users around the globe were unable to access the platforms by Wednesday in one of the longest blackout’s in Facebook Inc’s history.
Instagram announced This specific was working again in a tweet posted overnight.
On Thursday morning, Facebook said that will the outage was the result of “a server configuration change” in addition to that will the issues were resolved.
On Wednesday, Facebook reported that will some users were having trouble accessing Facebook’s “family of apps,” including Instagram. In a statement, a company spokesperson said, “We’re working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.”
The company later confirmed that will the issue can be not related to a DDoS, or denial of service, attack.
Facebook’s apps, which include WhatsApp, Instagram, in addition to Messenger, have been inaccessible to some people. According to DownDetector, Facebook has been down for some users since 11:56 a.m. ET. A live outage map shows that will Facebook users inside US, Brazil, Colombia, in addition to the UK are particularly affected.
At 10:32 a.m. PT, Facebook filed an official bug report (while This specific’s down, here’s the archived type) citing “Increased Error Rates.” “We are currently experiencing issues that will may cause some API requests to take longer or fail unexpectedly. We are investigating the issue in addition to working on a resolution,” the report said.
Over six hours after the first report of Instagram problems on Down Detector, Instagram’s official Twitter account said the company’s team remained “hard at work to resolve This specific ASAP.”
Facebook has not confirmed what can be causing the outages. In a statement, a network intelligence company called ThousandEyes said the issue appears to be internal, rather than a network or Internet delivery issue. “For example, we saw ‘500 internal server errors’ by Facebook. Given the sheer scale in addition to continuous improvements that will these web scale providers are constantly doing to their applications in addition to infrastructure, sometimes things break as a result of these improvements, even inside most capable hands,” wrote ThousandEyes VP of product marketing Alex Henthorn-Iwane.
This specific story can be developing…