- The outage was started at 11:30 am IST
- There is no official statement
- feed was not refreshing and the direct messaging feature of Instagram was also stopped working
Instagram which is the world’s most favourite photo and video sharing application and the social media application is widely popular among youngsters. Facebook owned social media application enjoy a heavy user base and it offers a pretty cool experience to all of its users. But it was not a good day for Instagram and its users as the social media application went down globally.
Instagram was not working in several parts of the world and according to the Downdetector, which is the platform that keeps track of internet outages, the Instagram services went down at around 11.30 am IST.
There are reports which suggests that the outage peaked at around 12.30 pm IST. We independently verified the issue and it is also affected on the desktop as well, the desktop version of Instagram was also not working for several hours.
It is worth mentioning that India seemed to be the worst hit by the outage, many users reported that the feed was not refreshing and the direct messaging feature of Instagram was also stopped working.
Having said that, the company is yet to respond about the issue and reveal the reason behind the outage.
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