Social networking sites Facebook, Whatsapp, and Instagram, all users experiencing issues this morning worldwide. Facebook and Instagram both become inaccessible with newsfeed refusing to refresh plus the main Facebook.com domain become unavailable. Whereas the WhatsApp messages are not being sent or received.
More to this news, Users of Facebook main services have headed to Twitter to share that they’re having issues. Messenger which is Facebook’s chat service is also down. According to the traffic-monitoring website, Facebook first started to encounter problem around 6:30 AM ET this morning. Facebook corporations who own all the three platforms has not commented yet on the prevailing issue, the outage appeared to be affecting both websites and apps.
Majority of the people Twitter to share about the outage with #WhatsAppDown, #InstagramDown, #FacebookDown and users experiencing issues trending around the world. Moreover, the outage happens exactly after the month when Facebook went down for almost a full day across parts of North America and Europe on March 14.
At that time, Social networking sites that the outages have affected users and advertisers worldwide resulted from a “server configuration change”. Some of the media organization had labeled the outage as the biggest in Facebook history, it had affected Instagram and messenger as well. Today’s outage is another big problem for the company as they are currently dealing with privacy issues and regulatory problems.
Regulators, investigators, and other elected officials in the US and everywhere in the world has already begun practicing to improve the data sharing practices of Facebook, which has more than two billion users. Facebook has remained in controversy since Cambridge analytica, regarding the privacy and sharing users data. A political consultancy which works for Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign. They used an app which according to the reports have hijacked the private details of 87 million users.