Thousands of users report Facebook, Instagram outages

By Patrick Kernan - [email protected] | October 11th, 2017 12:08 pm - updated: 1:35 pm.

It’s not just you: Facebook is down.

According to tech websites like Mashable, users began reporting getting error screens in the place of the Facebook homepage just after 11 a.m. today.

Websites like Down Detector and Outage Report have had high numbers of users reporting the outages.

Some users are able to log in, but are unable to post, while others cannot log in at all.

Some outlets, like PIX11, are reporting the outage has also affected Instagram, another one of Facebook’s properties.

According to U.K. newspaper the Independent, Facebook has acknowledged the problem and is investigating its cause.

By Patrick Kernan

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