Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp outages all reported to be down

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(WJW) — Facebook was reportedly down for tens of thousands of users starting at just after 11:30 a.m. Monday.

Users of Instagram and WhatsApp also reported outages.

Facebook spokesperson Andy Stone acknowledged the outages in a tweet saying, “We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible, and we apologize for any inconvenience.

According to Downdetector.com, Facebook was down for over 83,000 users as of 11:47 a.m.

At the same time, over 66,000 Instagram users reported outages as well as over 22,000 WhatsApp users.

The outage is impacting users on both desktop and mobile.

Facebook is going through a major crisis after the whistleblower who was the source of The Wall Street Journal’s series of stories exposing the company’s awareness of internal research into the negative effects of its products and decisions went public on “60 Minutes” on Sunday.

Frances Haugen was identified in a “60 Minutes” interview Sunday as the woman who anonymously filed complaints with federal law enforcement that the company’s own research shows how it magnifies hate and misinformation, leads to increased polarization, and that Instagram, specifically, can harm teenage girls’ mental health.

The Journal’s stories, called “The Facebook Files,” painted a picture of a company focused on growth and its own interests instead of the public good. Facebook has tried to play down the research. Nick Clegg, Clegg, the company’s vice president of policy and public affairs, wrote to Facebook employees in a memo Friday that “social media has had a big impact on society in recent years, and Facebook is often a place where much of this debate plays out.”

 

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