Many users of Facebook galaxy applications reported connection problems on Sunday. The Messenger, Whatsapp and Instagram platforms were affected by a global outage that lasted more than an hour.
Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp in the harbor at home, I'll have to leave my home to socialize me
– Word of the lot of π (@thamnohiin) April 14, 2019
Mdrrr there's no Instagram that works, neither whatsapp nor facebook
– Özge (@egzow) April 14, 2019
There is still a problem in facebook?
Can not use WhatsApp correctly and going to see on facebook is the same
But no problem on Instagram
– Kevin (@ bkev02) April 14, 2019
The specialized site DownDetector thus identified a peak of report of problem to connect in France to Facebook from 12:36, to Instagram from 12:37, to Messenger from 12:44 and to Whatsapp from 12:46. 80% of the users of the various applications would have thus encountered problems of connection this Sunday, according to Netblocks. After 15 hours, the number of reports had dropped drastically.
"We are working to solve the problem as quickly as possible"
Facebook has not yet indicated the reasons for the outage. A spokesman for the social network told SkyNews that "some people are currently having trouble accessing our family of apps. We are working to solve the problem as quickly as possible. "
Facebook's failure came a little over a month after another major failure that affected much of the 2.3 billion global users of the platform for several hours. After the incident, the company blamed a "server configuration change".