If you’re a social media addict and you don’t have Twitter, today was not the day for you.

Facebook and Instagram were caught up in what’s being called one of the worst social media outages. 

Both apps could be opened, but couldn’t receive notifications or messages. you couldn’t post new stuff either.

Facebook via desktop only brought up an error message:

Instagram appeared to let you visit and update your feed, however, again, you couldn’t receive notifications or post content.

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“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,” Facebook tweeted.

They also confirmed it wasn’t a cyber attack. 

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According to DownDetector, the outages are not only affecting people in Australia but also in parts of America, the UK, India and the Philippines.

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