Facebook is down all over the world

Joshua Bennett
November 21, 2018

Are you experiencing difficulties with Facebook and Instagram?

A rush of issues have been reported this lunchtime, as users report being unable to load the page at all.

To view your Facebook usage, open the mobile app and select the More tab (three-lined icon) Settings & Privacy Your Time on Facebook.

A number of users in Malaysia and around the world are reporting that Facebook and Instagram is down. And the company confirmed the outages in an email to the news outlet.

Down Detector shows most outages are in the central areas and east coast of the United States and throughout Europe.

In a related development, Facebook released the biannual Transparency Report.

"We know some people are having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps", Facebook said on its official Twitter handle around 9:00 p.m.

Facebook's outage appears to be global.

Users looking for answers headed to Twitter, where the #facebookdown hashtag rapidly started trending.

Well, the social media giant is down again, along with its counterpart, Instagram. "We're working to resolve the issue as soon as possible", a Facebook spokesperson told ABC News in an email Tuesday morning. Facebook has acknowledged the problem and is working on a fix.

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