Facebook and Instagram users around the world reported outages on Wednesday, beginning with reports from south-eastern England and spreading into the United States and South America.
Users have either been greeted with a message that reads: "Sorry, something went wrong. We're working on getting it fixed as soon as we can," or were timed out on their connection.
Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram each have more than two billion monthly active users around the world.
The cause of the outage is unknown, however users took to Twitter to discuss:
#FacebookDown— Aniruddh Dodiya (@aniruddhdodiya) March 13, 2019
I thought there's a problem in my phone so I've restarted the phone, then I thought there's an issue in my Facebook app, then I've installed the FB app and try to login. Tadaaa... #Facebook is down pic.twitter.com/mfgZCs0lqQ