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Instagram, Facebook, Messenger face outages across the world

Christian Fernsby |
Instagram, Facebook and Messenger faced outages on Thursday.

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According to TechCrunch, many users from around the world reported that the apps appear to work, but only show cached data from before the servers went down.

Some other users said that they could not even load the pages.

As a result of the outage, #FacebookDown and #InstagramDown began to trend worldwide on Twitter. It is not yet known how many people have been affected by the outage. According to Tech2, the affected areas include the United States East Coast, Central Europe, and East Asia, and India. However, another Facebook-owned app, WhatsApp, has been functioning normally.

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