Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp go down for thousands of users

Thousands of users from all around the world are unable to access Facebook apps (Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram).

Facebook servers appear to be down.

The outage has started this afternoon, as users flooded Twitter saying they couldn’t login.

Today, there’re more than 3,500 reports were received by the independent outage monitor “Down Detector”.

Facebook outage is affecting the US, UK, large areas of Europe, as well as Asia and Africa.

Facebook outage map (Image: DOWNDETECTOR)
Facebook outage map (Image: DOWNDETECTOR)

Update: Facebook apps are back up after almost five hours.