Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp down for hours Sunday morning

Facebook down for some users

Exactly a month after Facebook and its family of apps suffered its longest, nearly 24 hours, worldwide outage, WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook users from around the world were again complaining that the apps were not working properly.

Down Detector indicated that there were more than 12,000 incidents of people reporting issues with Facebook at its peak, but that figure dropped to about 2,000 reports.

Last month, Facebook's apps, including Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp, went down for almost a whole day throughout North America and Europe.

Users across the globe have reported difficulties using Facebook and Instagram. The site's outage map shows several parts of Europe, South-east Asia and North America are affected.

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[Yesterday], some people may have experienced trouble connecting to the family of apps.

Per Bloomberg, Facebook and Instagram domains ceased to be accessible by users during that time period, while Messenger and WhatsApp were also non-functional. "The issue has since been resolved; we're sorry for any inconvenience", he said in an email. Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram, have started working at around 9AM ET.

This is the third time this year that Facebook has had a more serious outage.

DownDetector.com, a website which tracks online service outages, lists tens of thousands of reports from users confirming the sites are down in their area.

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