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Heads Up, Westchester: Facebook, Instagram Outages Reported Worldwide

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is White Plains native who grew up in Dobbs Ferry and attended Ardsley High School.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is White Plains native who grew up in Dobbs Ferry and attended Ardsley High School. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
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Users worldwide have been unable to access Facebook and Instagram on Wednesday.

Poll
Have you experienced trouble accessing either Facebook or Instagram today?
Final Results Voting Closed

Have you experienced trouble accessing either Facebook or Instagram today?

  • Yes, both sites
    5%
  • Yes, Facebook only
    30%
  • Yes, Instagram only
    5%
  • No
    41%
  • Don't visit either site
    19%

Some say they were unable to log in to one or both of the popular social media sites. others said they experienced a total blackout, according to downdetector.com.

Problems with Facebook began around 8:20 a.m., and with Instagram at around 11 a.m.

Twitter has not experienced any outages, but users have tweeted about Facebook and Instagram.

No reason for the issues at either Facebook or Instagram have yet been given. Facebook acquired Instagram in 2012 for $1 billion.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is White Plains native who grew up in Dobbs Ferry and attended Ardsley High School.

Click here for a map showing where outages worldwide are most prevalent.

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