Both Facebook and Instagram are having issues as a blizzard takes aim at Colorado.
On the image-sharing site Instagram, one of the most popular social networks among Israelis, users were having trouble reading and posting, though the website seemed worse affected than mobile apps.More news: 'Game of Thrones' final season episode lengths revealed
Right now, news outlets aren't sure how you're getting to this article because Facebook drives so much traffic.
"Facebook will be back soon", according to a message posted on the social networking site shortly after the outage began early Wednesday afternoon. When attempting to do so, they are given errors or maintenance messages stating that the services are aware of the problem and are working on restoring access.
Instagram did not immediately respond to Newsweek's request for comment on the apparent outage or the issues with the platform.
A member of the Facebook team posted on the developer platform status page stating, "We are now experiencing issues that may cause some API requests to take longer or fail unexpectedly".More news: Infiniti's killing off the QX30, and pulling out of Western Europe
Social media users have written in from Canada and Las Vegas to point out the outages in their part of the world.
For most of the day, the hashtags #FacebookDown, #InstagramDown, and more were featured prominently in Twitter's trending section. It didn't help. I tried to delete then reinstall the app now I can't login bc it's not loading all my other apps work so I know it's not my WiFi.
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