Facebook said Tuesday users were having trouble accessing the social network and its other applications such as Instagram, but did not explain the cause of the outages. It was the second instance in the past two weeks in which technical issues appeared to affect access to Facebook. Facebook has more than 2.2 billion active users worldwide.Facebook, Instagram down again for many users
Did you try to log onto Facebook on Thursday and get an error message? If yes, you were not the only one.
Popular social networking site has been down since morning today in India as many users faced problem in opening its desktop version.
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This was the second instance in the past two weeks in which technical issues appeared to affect access to FB.
As per a report in The Guardian, users of both social media sites began reporting problems late Wednesday afternoon.
Facebook's website was down at 0815 GMT, displaying a message saying "Sorry, something went wrong."