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Thursday Nov 28 2019
Web Desk

Facebook, Instagram down as users flock to Twitter to flag reports

Web Desk
Figurines are seen in front of the Facebook logo, March 20, 2018. REUTERS/Illustration

Facebook and Instagram were experiencing issues Thursday evening as users reported that both apps were down, with some saying they were unable to log in to their accounts.

According to, a website that monitors user reports on social media connectivity issues or whether an app has crashed, at least 7,776 users had reported facing problems with Facebook, whereas another 18,697 had reported experiencing issues with Instagram, as of 7:47PM, Pakistan time.

Current problems and status on Facebook. Downdetector/Screenshot via
Current problems and status on Instagram. Downdetector/Screenshot via

The reports of issues with both apps surged after 7:30PM.

On its Twitter account, Downdetector mentioned that Instagram and Facebook were having issues since 7:13PM and 7:17PM, respectively.