July 14 – Thousands of users of Meta Platforms Inc’s (META.O) Instagram on Thursday reported issues with the photo-sharing application, according to Downdetector.com.
Nearly 24,000 users of Instagram were impacted by 5 pm ET, according to outage-tracking website Downdetector, which collates status reports from several sources in the United States.
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“We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessing Instagram. In an emailed statement, we’re working to get things back to normal and apologize for any inconvenience,” a Meta spokesperson said.
Currently, about 2,000 users are affected by the outage, according to Downdetector.
Late last year, Meta had a nearly six-hour outage, keeping WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger out of reach for billions of users.