Facebook confirmed on Friday that some users were having problems accessing its apps and services.
Some users were unable to download their Instagram accounts, while others were unable to send messages through Facebook Messenger.
“We are aware that some users are having problems accessing some of our applications and services. We are working to get things back to normal as soon as possible and apologize for any inconvenience,” Facebook said in a tweet.
Users took to Twitter, shared and posted jokes about the Instagram crash for the second time in a week.
Instagram later confirmed that the app issues were resolved and things were back to normal.
The failure of some users to download the Facebook photo-sharing application “Instagram” on Friday, a few days later Social media giant suffers 6-hour outage In service due to an error during routine maintenance of information center networks.
Data from Down-Detector, which monitors the internet, showed more than 36,000 issues were reported by Instagram users on Friday.
Over 800 issues have also been reported on Messenger, Facebook’s messaging platform.
As of Monday evening, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were back online after a nearly 6-hour hiatus, preventing the company’s 3.5 billion users from accessing its social media and messaging services.
A statement from Facebook said that “an internal technical issue has disrupted the functioning of the platform” and that “there is no evidence that user data has been compromised due to a technical failure” .
The Facebook platform apologized for the malfunction, which Downdetector described as the biggest flaw Facebook has ever encountered.
Earlier on Monday, Facebook users around the world reported that they could not access its suite of social media apps, including the main network, Instagram photo-sharing app and the messaging service. WhatsApp.