Facebook and Instagram were down for thousands of users Wednesday, according to reports on social media.
Thousands reported outages throughout the day to Downdetector.com.
Reports started around noon.
According to Facebook developers, this is due to a partial outage.
Users on Instagram, which is also owned by Facebook, saw “failed to load” or “couldn’t refresh feed” messages.
Facebook acknowledged the issue in a tweet. “We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps. We’re working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.”
People took to Twitter to express their frustration or joke about the situation.