Facebook and Instagram outage spreads to users across the globe

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It wasn't solely your Facebook page that went down Wednesday.

Users of Facebook and two of its popular side shoots, Instagram and Messenger, experienced technical difficulties Wednesday.

Reports on Downdetector, a website for reporting problems on applications and websites, have ranged from troubles logging into accounts to the inability to post comments or photos.

Some users encountered a message that indicates the site was down for maintenance. The site was down from about noon until evening time.

"We're aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps. We're working to resolve the issue as soon as possible," according to a Facebook spokesperson.


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