In what seems to be a global outage, thousands of users are having trouble accessing Facebook’s social media platforms: Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp and Workplace.
Users began reporting issues around 8:30 am Pacific time.
Facebook is working to restore access to all platforms.
We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessing our apps and products. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible, and we apologize for any inconvenience.
— Facebook (@Facebook) October 4, 2021
Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri compared the outage to a snow day in a Tweet:
Them fighting words… but it does feel like a snow day.
— Adam Mosseri 😷 (@mosseri) October 4, 2021
Let’s hope the snowstorm ends soon!