Update: Nov. 20, 2018, 7 p.m. ET: “Earlier today, a server configuration caused intermittent problems across all apps globally, creating a degraded experience for users,” Facebook told Mashable in a statement. “The issue has since been resolved, we are back to 100% for everyone, and we’re sorry for any inconvenience.”
Facebook is currently down for many users.
Users in the U.S. and Europe began reporting that Facebook has been inaccessible since at least 8:15 a.m. ET.
Facebook has confirmed the outage on its developer site. “We are investigating the issue and working on a resolution,” a Facebook spokesperson wrote in a message on the site.
#FacebookDown is currently the top trending topic on Twitter as users flock to the site to report on the Facebook outage.
Users are also reporting that Instagram is also down. #InstagramDown is also trending on Twitter.
Most users who are experiencing the Facebook outage report seeing an error message stating “Sorry, something went wrong. We’re working on it and we’ll get it fixed as soon as we can.”
“We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps. We’re working to resolve the issue as soon as possible,” a Facebook spokesperson tells Mashable in a statement.
According to DownDetector, while the vast majority of users experiencing the outage located in the states and across Europe, users in South America and Asia are also experiencing downtime.
As become customary when Facebook goes down, there are tweets: