Users report Worldwide outages with Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp

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Late Monday morning, Facebook responded to numerous reports across the globe of their apps and services going offline. This included the Facebook App, Instagram and WhatsApp.

Downdetector.com, a service which reports when popular websites are experiencing technical difficulties, received over 200,000 error messages in less than 2 hours.

In an 11 a.m. Twitter post, the social media service said they are working to fix the problem but did not divulge any further information on what may have caused it.

With the social media giant out of commission for most of the day, their competitors seem to be taking advantage of the opportunity.

Others, however, were left without work Monday, as Facebook’s internal communications platform also took a hit.

Facebook experienced similar outages in May and July of this year.

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