Facebook outages reported worldwide


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A massive spike in image problems on Facebook is being felt around the world, according to downdetector.com.

Reports started rolling in around 8 a.m. EST Wednesday, with most people saying the problems were focused on photo viewing.

Eighty-five percent of the issues reported to Down Detector in the last 24 hours had to do with photos either not being viewable or being difficult to upload.

According to comments on Down Detector, social media users are also having problems with Instagram and Whatsapp. It’s unclear what is causing them at this time.

Facebook acknowledged the outage using #facebookdown on Twitter

Instagram and WhatsApp have also been impacted.

Twitter was experiencing issues with its API and Direct Messages.



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