Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp hit by major outages

  • 2021-10-05

LONDON - Millions of users across the world were unable to access Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp as the social media were hit by major outages Monday.

All three social networking apps, which belong to Facebook, went down after 19:00 Latvian time. 

"We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessing our apps and products," a Facebook spokesperson said Monday in a statement to NBC News. "We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible, and we apologize for any inconvenience."