Facebook, Tinder, Instagram suffer widespread issues




UPDATED: Tuesday, Jan. 27 / 2:14 a.m. EST — Facebook, Tinder and Twitter appear to be back to normal after a 40 minute outage and mass freak out.

Hold your duck faces, sexy messages and food photos. The world is in the middle of an extreme outage.

Facebook, Tinder and Instagram users worldwide are experiencing issues on Tuesday.

Mobile apps and website versions of the sites have gone down for some users, while others have been experiencing intermittent issues since 12:10 a.m. EST, according to downdetector.com, which monitors disruptions to Facebook’s services

It is unclear at this time the reason for the issue. Facebook, which also owns Instagram, said in a statement emailed to Mashable: “We’re aware that many people are currently having trouble accessing Facebook and Instagram. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible.” Read more…

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