Thousands of Facebook service users expressed dismay when Facebook Incs platforms, including WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram, fell on Thursday, according to the website Downdetector.com for power failure. Meanwhile, the #FacebookDown trend began on Twitter.
Reports from users showed more than 112,000 issues on the Facebook website, while 101,000 Instagram users and 516 Whatsapp users reported issues from 6 p.m. 18 ET.
Facebook did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Downdetector tracks interruptions by collecting status reports from a variety of sources, including user-submitted bugs on its platform. The outcomes may affect a larger number of users. (Agencies)