Users of Facebook and Instagram unable to access social networks

Facebook says ‘aware’ some people having trouble logging in

Reports have ranged from troubles logging into accounts to the inability to post comments or photos. Photograph: PA Wire

Reports have ranged from troubles logging into accounts to the inability to post comments or photos. Photograph: PA Wire

 

Users of Facebook and two of its popular side shoots, Instagram and Messenger, are experiencing technical difficulties today.

Reports on Downdetector, a website for reporting problems on applications and websites, have ranged from troubles logging into accounts to the inability to post comments or photos.

Some users are encountering a message that indicates the site is currently down for maintenance. The site has been down since about 4pm Irish time.

“We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps. We’re working to resolve the issue as soon as possible,” a a Facebook spokesperson said. – Bloomberg