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Facebook and Instagram Are Down in These Areas Right Now

October 11, 2017, 5:02 PM UTC

Facebook and Instagram users in some parts of the United States, Europe, and Canada were unable to access their accounts on Wednesday as the social networking website faced technical issues.

“We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing Facebook and Instagram. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible,” a Facebook (FB) spokesperson told Reuters.

Earlier in the day,, which monitors outages, showed that there were over 12,000 incidents of people reporting issues with using the website.

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Fifty percent of the people reported having trouble logging in while 40% complained that they faced total blackout issues and the remaining 10% faced problems with pictures, Downdetector said on its website report.