Facebook, Instagram and Threads down in ‘global outage’

by | Mar 6, 2024 | Digital Marketing, Facebook, Instagram, Meta, Paid social, PPC, Threads

The article highlights a widespread outage currently affecting Facebook, Instagram, and Threads, with users globally experiencing difficulty accessing the platforms. Users are encountering error messages, being automatically logged out of their accounts, and unable to log back in. Meta, the parent company, has issued an apology and confirmed that they are working on resolving the issue to restore services. The outage has led to a significant decrease in reach for campaigns running on these platforms. The Downdetector tracking website has received over 300,000 reports of outages for Facebook and over 20,000 for Instagram from various countries around the world. Meta has acknowledged disruptions in ads creation and management, sharing, content management, and inboxes. The outage started around 10 am ET on March 5, and Meta’s head of communications, Andy Stone, has confirmed the issue and stated that they are actively working to fix it. For more information and updates, users are encouraged to read Meta’s full announcement.

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