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Instagram restored after suffering global outage

IANS  |  San Francisco 

Facebook-owned suffered a major outage with users around the world reporting that they weren't able to access the platform's app and website.

The photo-sharing platform was also hit by a massive outage almost 10 days ago that hindered app logins, page refreshes, commenting on posts and uploading content on the platform.

"We're aware that some people are having trouble accessing their accounts. We're working quickly to fix the issue. #instagramdown," tweeted on Friday.

According to Down Detector, over 38,000 reports (of outage) came in as of 3 p.m. PT which leaped to almost 57,000 reports within the next 40 minutes.

The live outage map showed the issue was reported worldwide from across North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and

The service, now restored, showed "couldn't refresh feed" message when users tried accessing it.

"We are now fully recovered and apologise for the disruption! #instagramdown," the company posted after the services were restored.

Instagram users vented ire on where #instagramdown quickly became the number trending topic globally.

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First Published: Fri, June 14 2019. 12:08 IST
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