Facebook, Instagram connectivity problems continue, not DDoS attack

Donna Miller
March 14, 2019

And while the company acknowledged the problem, it didn't immediately provide answers about the cause or when the service might return to normal.

Facebook continues to work on the issue affecting its family of apps.

Facebook and Instagram are down for many users across the globe. We can confirm that Facebook's Workplace and Work Chat apps are also affected by this outage.

Some users were seeing the same message on Facebook around the same time when they tried to post or log in on Wednesday as well. Facebook and Instagram appear to be loading very slowly or not at all.

No, you're not the only one who can not post to Facebook or Instagram.

While there has been speculation that the site may have been targeted by a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, the firm said this is not the case.

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"Facebook will be back soon", another message said.

While Facebook and Instagram have been down, many have turned to Twitter to make jokes about the outage.

Others say they can see their page but are unable post status updates or photos.

Facebook finally tweeted - two hours after they started having issues. Individual users have been able to post sporadically throughout the outage. "This isn't the first time an outage has occurred".

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