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Facebook and Instagram back online after 14 hours outage – here’s what happened

Service has been restored on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp - but the company insists it hasn't been hacked.

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are all back online and working as normal after a 14-hour outage left many users unable to post updates.

Facebook’s outage cost small advertisers thousands of dollars

Facebook and Instagram both started experiencing difficulty at around 4pm GMT on March 13, according to data from website Downdetector, which monitors online outages.

Error messages on both sites stated: “Oops… Something went wrong. We’re working on getting it fixed as soon as we can“.

Many users took to other social networks such as Twitter to vent their frustration at being unable to access the online services.

Read entire post Facebook and Instagram back online after 14 hours outage – here’s what happened | Sophie Curtis | Mirror
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