[Update] Instagram down for many users globally; Facebook users also report outage


Update at 11 pm IST: Instagram, Facebook and Threads services are back online.

Many Instagram users are reporting outages, and DownDetector, a website that tracks real-time issues and outages, confirms this. Additionally, Meta's Facebook services have also been down and many users are reporting issues with log-in. Notably, Threads also went down at the same time.

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At the time of writing this story, more than 29,000 people had reported problems with Instagram on Downdetector, while about 16,000 users reported similar problems with Facebook on the platform. Some of our team members tried to open Facebook on the app and browser but we were all logged out.

As usual, with Instagram and Facebook services down, users took to X to share memes and the #InstagramDown and #FacebookDown hashtags are now trending.