Both Facebook and Instagram began suffering intermittent outages earlier today.
Instagram has acknowledged the issue, noting on Twitter that “some people are currently having trouble accessing Facebook’s family of apps, including Instagram.” The company noted it was “working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible.”
Facebook says it’s begun restoring access to its services. “Earlier today, an issue in one of our central software systems caused many people to have trouble accessing Facebook’s family of apps,” a Facebook spokesperson told CNBC in a statement. “We quickly investigated, started restoring access, and we’re now monitoring for full recovery. We’re sorry for the inconvenience.“
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