Users across the Internet on Tuesday reported being unable to access Facebook and Instagram, the popular social network platforms operated by Meta.

Some users floated unverified claims that a hack might be involved on the website Downdetector.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information becomes available.

In this photo illustration, the logo of online social media and video hosting service TikTok is displayed on a smartphone screen alongside that of YouTube, instant messaging software Whatsapp Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Quora, Facebook Messenger,…
In this photo illustration, the logo of online social media and video hosting service TikTok is displayed on a smartphone screen alongside that of YouTube, instant messaging software Whatsapp Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Quora, Facebook Messenger, and Snapchat on March 16, 2023. On Tuesday, Downdetector showed thousands of reports that Facebook was down.

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