Facebook, Instagram down for thousands of US users

Facebook and Instagram were down for thousands of users in the United States on Wednesday, according to outage tracking website

More than 12,000 Facebook users reported errors and about 7,000 incidents were reported for Instagram, according to

Users also reported issues with Facebook's online messaging service Messenger.

Downdetector tracks outages by collating status reports from several sources, including user-submitted errors on its platform.

Meta Platforms did not immediately respond to Reuters' request for comment.

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