Todd Spangler NY Digital Editor Meta’s Instagram app appeared to be experiencing technical problems Thursday, as thousands of users reported problems accessing the service.
According to site-monitoring service Downdetector, complaints about Instagram began to spike just after 12:30 p.m. ET. As of 12:54 p.m., more than 24,000 users had submitted error reports, according to the site, with 86% of those indicating problems accessing the app.
The highest number of problem reports about Instagram were from users in New York and L.A., according to Downdetector. Reps for Instagram did not immediately respond to an inquiry for more information.
In one of the most prolonged Instagram outages, the popular photo- and video-sharing service went down for about six hours in October 2021, along with Meta’s Facebook and WhatsApp services.Read more on variety.com