According to Down Detector, a real-time outage tracking site, there were over 154,100 outage reports on Facebook, 80,200 on Instagram, and 1,300 on WhatsApp. Since Facebook Inc. sites such as Instagram and WhatsApp experienced another global blackout on Thursday, Twitter was filled with memes and jokes.
According to Down Detector, a real-time outage tracking site, there were over 154,100 breakdown complaints on Facebook, 80,200 on Instagram, and 1,300 on WhatsApp. People flocked to Twitter to post memes and jokes about the outage, and the hashtags #InstagramDown and #FacebookDown quickly became trending topics.
This is the second time in a month that the Facebook sites have been down for more than an hour, with people reporting network problems all over the world.
“A configuration update caused Facebook services to be inaccessible to certain people,” Facebook Inc said in a statement in response to the outage. We researched the problem easily and found a solution.”