Facebook and Instagram went into offline [updated]




The Russian people are stopped working social networks Facebook and Instagram. On computers networking site does not open at all, and on mobile devices gives the message “Unable to update the tape.”


When you try to log on to Facebook in most cases, issued the text “Web page not available”. Some users receive the following message: “Sorry, something went wrong. We are working on it and fix the problem as soon as we can. Come back. ”

Facebook no longer be opened on computers and mobile devices. Smartphones app shows the message “Network error.” In addition, the missing button “Share” on third-party resources, does not work as Instagram (owned by Facebook). Users lost access to social networks at 09:00. At the same time belonging Facebook messenger WhatsApp works without interruption.

Causes and extent of the incident are still unknown. It is assumed that the reason for it may be technical problems that have arisen because of the snow storm in the United States.


Similar to that observed in August last year when thousands of Facebook users around the world, including Russia, have experienced difficulties in gaining access to the company’s website. Then users lost access to a resource twice a month. The last time the problem lasted about 15 minutes.

Update 1: Facebook and Instagram restored work at 10:10 Moscow time. Services have not worked for about an hour.

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