Is Facebook down again? Some having trouble accessing Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp days after 6-hour outage

Written by on October 8, 2021

Days after one of many longest outages in Facebook’s history, the corporate is experiencing one other one.

“We’re conscious that some folks and companies are having bother accessing Fb merchandise,” the corporate mentioned in an announcement to USA TODAY Friday. “We’re working to get issues again to regular as shortly as attainable and we apologize for any inconvenience.”

Fb and its apps, which embrace Instagram, Fb Messenger and WhatsApp, began experiencing points round three p.m. ET Friday, in line with Downdetector.com.

An organization spokesperson didn’t touch upon the extent or size of the outage.

The outage doesn’t seem like as widespread as Monday’s six-hour outage. USA TODAY reporters had no issues accessing their Fb, Instagram and WhatsApp accounts.

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Fb blamed the sooner outage on a configuration error attributable to an engineer doing routine maintenance.

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Contributing: Jessica Guynn, USA TODAY

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