Facebook, Instagram, down for thousands of users

FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook has unwittingly allowed groups backed by the Russian government to target users with ads. That’s after it took months to acknowledge its outsized role in influencing the U.S. election by allowing for the spread of fake news. Now it is under siege, facing questions from lawmakers and others seeking to rein in its enormous power and demand more transparency. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

(WFLA) – Thousands of people are losing their minds this morning since they cannot access Facebook.

According to downdetector.com, both Facebook and Instagram are down for nearly 10,000 people.

The website shows 40 percent of reporters experienced a total blackout, 36 percent cannot log in and 23 percent weren’t able to access the Facebook app.

Fewer reported issues with Instagram. Only 2,000 users were unable to access the app.


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