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Facebook and Instagram were down for some users


Users reported that various Meta applications were down Tuesday night, including Instagram and Facebook.

Meta services were down with outages centered around New York and California for a few hours Tuesday. Smaller outages around the country indicated it may have been a server-side issue.

Reports of Instagram and Facebook outages appeared on Downdetector starting at about 7 p.m. EST. Threads also appears to be experiencing outages, but it didn't show up in the tool until after 8 p.m. EST.

The outage ended around 11 p.m. EST.

Reported outages continued to rise after the issue began. AppleInsider staff report intermittent issues when attempting to access the affected Meta apps on iPhone.

Meta hasn't released a statement about the outage. Services have been restored.

Update 11 p.m. EST: The outage is over. Text updated to reflect service restoration.