Facebook and Instagram down for some users

Facebook and Instagram down for some users

Most users reported a "total blackout", meaning the site would not load, or that they were unable to log in to their accounts.

WPIX-TV in NY is reporting that thousands of people have reported to downdetector.com they could not access Facebook. "We're working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible", Facebook was quoted as saying by Reuters.

Users took to Twitter to vent their frustration as Facebook and Instagram, which is owned by the social network, fell offline.

Outage-monitoring website DownDetector.com showed that there were thousands of incidents of people reporting issues with Facebook.

It wasn't just you who noticed that your Facebook page and Instagram pages weren't loading today.

Facebook is a social network where member share messages and status updates with online friends.

Bad news, friends: Facebook appears to be down for a large number of users.

Facebook is down for hundreds of users across the United States. The hashtag #facebookdown is a trending search term in the U.S.