Facebook, Instagram apologize for second outage in a week

New Delhi: Facebook and Instagram on Saturday (October 9, 2021) apologized to customers after their services were hit for the second time in a week

“We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessing our apps and products. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible and we apologize for any inconvenience,” Facebook mentioned in a tweet at 12:52 AM.

The problem was mounted after nearly two hours and the social media big mentioned, “We’re so sorry if you weren’t able to access our products during the last couple of hours. We know how much you depend on us to communicate with one another. We fixed the issue — thanks again for your patience this week.”

Instagram additionally confirmed round 1 AM that a number of the customers had been having points utilizing their picture and video sharing social networking service and knowledgeable round 2:30 AM that the issues have been mounted. 

“Everything should be back to normal now. Thank you for bearing with us (and for all the memes this),” Instagram tweeted.

During the newest outage, some customers had been unable to load their Instagram feeds, whereas others weren’t capable of ship messages on Facebook Messenger.

Earlier on Monday, the social media big blamed a “faulty configuration change” for a nearly six-hour outage that prevented the corporate’s 3.5 billion customers from accessing its social media and messaging companies akin to WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger.

The outage on Monday was the most important that net monitoring group Downdetector had ever seen and blocked entry to the apps for billions of customers, resulting in a surge in utilization of rival social media and messaging apps.

Meanwhile, people again took to Twitter to share memes and jokes in regards to the second service disruption this week. 

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