#FacebookDown Erupts On Twitter As Facebook, Instagram Experienc

Facebook said yesterday users were having trouble accessing the social network and its other applications. — Reuters pic

'What's going on?' Facebook chaos as Messenger app crashes worldwide

Facebook didn't immediately have an explanation about what was causing Tuesday's outage. Instagram users were also reporting spotty app handling capabilities.

Both social networks are experiencing problems that has left users unable to access their accounts or post content. "We're working on it and we'll get it fixed as soon as we can".

Users are reporting problems on desktop and mobile versions.

Most users (49 percent) reported they were unable to connect to the server on Monday afternoon.

As a result of the outages, #FacebookDown is now trending on Twitter. The outage mainly hit the east coast of the United States, along with parts of South America, Europe and Asia.

"We're aware that some people are now having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps".

'We are investigating the issue and working on a resolution, ' she wrote. Did you experience any issues with your own apps?

After more than one hour of outages, some Australian users reported that they had regained access to the messaging service.

What do you think about the apparent social media outage today?

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