Facebook access hit by unspecified problems

Facebook access hit by unspecified problems

As of 3pm some Facebook users are still reporting the social network is experiencing issues.

Neither Facebook or Instagram has commented on the cause of the issue.

The outage began after midnight and continued for a few hours before the Messenger service was restored.

Most users are reporting a "total blackout" with a third having trouble logging in and one in five reporting problems with the Facebook app.

Facebook has responded to the outage with a curt statement, saying it is investigating the matter.

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ORIGINAL STORY: A number of Facebook users have taken to Twitter to express their disappointment at the outage.

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

Both social media giants have been hit by major outages that left them refusing to load for some of their users.

Facebook's outage appears to be global. As per the website Downdetector, which tracks outages globally, Facebook is still down in Toronto, Chicago, Washington, UK, France, Hungary and Mexico. The Facebook developer page has confirmed that the company is aware of the problem and they are working to fix it.

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