You might have noticed that over the past day Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp have not been fully functional.

This is an issue that was also reported by an online monitoring service DownDetector that an outage had affected Facebook as well as Instagram and Whatsapp services.

According to Sowetan Live, Facebook said that it was back at 100 percent Wednesday evening after an outage on all of its services affected users in various parts of the world.

“The issue has since been resolved and we should be back 100 percent for everyone, we are sorry for any inconvenience,” tweeted Facebook.

Furthermore DownDetector stated that thousands of users around the world were reporting outages, with Europe and North America being the most impacted adding that both individual users as well as businesses and organisations were affected.

This is not the first time that Facebook has experienced an outage. On the 13th March there was an outage believed to be the worst ever for the internet giant which boasts a user base of an estimated 2.7 billion people.

[Source – Sowetan Live] [Image – CC 0 Pixabay]