Instagram Is Down Now, Users Around the World Complain of Crashes



Instagram seems to be down for lots of users world wide. The issue seems to be unevenly distributed, with it working for some users, and not for others. The week of downtime continues with one more high-profile outage, with Instagram users turning to Twitter and other social platforms to complain approximately outages. The hashtag #Instagramdown is now trending on Twitter, and more than one Android users told us that their app has been crashing, even if others have confirmed that it’s still working fine.

The official Instagram take care of on Twitter has not posted anything approximately the outage so far, but the trending hashtag makes it lucid that this can be a widespread issue. According to the website status trackers at DownDetector, Instagram’s issues started to select up steam at around 5PM on Friday, and appear to have peaked at around 8PM.

Instagram and other Facebook products like WhatsApp and Messenger, in conjunction with Facebook, were all down just a bit earlier this month as mannered. In that outage, the downtime was once in large part reported in most parts of Europe, though it grew and impacted other regions as mannered.

The image sharing social network is joining quite a few popular platforms that have faced outages this week. We saw a major Google outage at the start of the week, and Netflix was once also offline on Thursday. Immediate messaging platform Telegram faced an outage on Thursday, and Facebook-owned Instagram has joined this growing list on Friday.

Instagram seems to have started having issues since around 2PM on Friday
Photo Credit: Screenshot/ DownDetector

It isn’t lucid whether there are any common threads to these outages — Google’s outage on Monday was once linked to was once because of an issue with the company’s automated quota management system according to the company. The resulting outage took down all of Google’s popular services and products including Google Docs, YouTube, and Gmail. The other companies have not put out details approximately what caused the problems in their platforms, so far.

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