The head of Instagram is tweeting that it feels like a snow day. Adam Mosseri couldn’t send out the message on his own app because Facebook and its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms are down in many parts of the world.
Facebook’s internal systems used by employees also went down, and the company isn’t saying what might be causing the outages, which started just before noon Eastern time.
We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessing our apps and products. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible, and we apologize for any inconvenience.— Facebook (@Facebook) October 4, 2021
We’re aware that some people are experiencing issues with WhatsApp at the moment. We’re working to get things back to normal and will send an update here as soon as possible.— WhatsApp (@WhatsApp) October 4, 2021
Thanks for your patience!