Facebook & Instagram down worldwide on Oct. 4, 2021

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Belmont Lay | October 05, 2021, 12:11 AM

Facebook and Instagram are down for users around the world late on Oct. 4, 2021 (Singapore time).

Access to the site is completely down for many, who return webpages that said the sites cannot be reached.

Messaging functions for the apps are also down.

WhatsApp is down as well.

According to outage tracking website Downdetector.com, there were more than 20,000 incidents of people reporting issues with Facebook and Instagram mere minutes after the first reports were lodged.

On Twitter, users were welcoming those exiled from their other social media apps.

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