After a worldwide outage, Facebook and Instagram services have been restored, according to Meta

Meta, the corporation behind Facebook and Instagram, has confirmed that its services are back online after a significant global outage. The disruption, which occurred earlier today, hindered users' access to both platforms. Andy Stone, the Communications Director at Meta, issued an apology for the inconvenience caused by the outage. He acknowledged the technical glitch and reassured users that it had been promptly resolved.

"Earlier today, a technical issue caused some difficulties in accessing our services. We worked swiftly to resolve the issue for everyone affected, and we apologize for any inconvenience," said Andy Stone.

The outage had a worldwide impact, with users across the globe reporting difficulties accessing Facebook and Instagram. The sudden interruption sparked frustration among users who rely on the platforms for communication, networking, and entertainment.

User satisfaction Following the restoration of services, users expressed relief and appreciation for the prompt resolution of the issue. Many users shared their experiences on social media and thanked Meta for addressing the problem promptly.

Login and feed issues Users encountered various problems, including being logged out of their Facebook accounts, making it challenging to log back in. Similarly, Instagram users faced difficulties refreshing their feeds, with stories and comments failing to load for some. Threads, an app developed by Meta, also experienced a complete shutdown, displaying an error message upon launch.

Spike in reports Reports on DownDetector, a website monitoring internet service outages, surged rapidly for all three platforms after the issue arose. Despite widespread user complaints, Meta has yet to formally acknowledge the problem.

Meta acknowledges service disruption via spokesperson's tweet Earlier, Andy Stone took to Twitter to address the widespread issues users encountered in accessing the company's services. In a tweet, Stone acknowledged the problem, stating, "We're aware people are having trouble accessing our services. We are working on this now."

The tweet was a response to numerous reports from users experiencing difficulties accessing Meta-owned platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Threads. The disruption left many users unable to log in or refresh their feeds, leading to frustration and concern among the user base.