Social media users reported experiencing issues with Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on Wednesday. The platforms, which are all owned by Facebook, acknowledged they were working on fixing the issues and reported users uploading images, videos and other files.
" , videos and other files on our apps We are sorry for the trouble and are working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible, "Facebook said in a statement.
The company didn't immediately respond to CNET's request for additional comment
Users sent their frustrations on Twitter and the hashtags #instagramdown #facebookdown and #whatsappdown were some of the top trends on the site. Instagram was forced to issue its own statement on Twitter.
"[Sorry, the trouble and are working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible"] tweeted .
According to DownDetector.com, the outages started around 8 am ET, affecting users across the world.