The outage started around 8:20 a.m. ET, according to DownDetector.com, a site that monitors service disruptions.
Instagram users were having trouble posting their #WCW posts on Wednesday due to an apparent outage on the app and website.
Elphinstone stampede: Probe panel gives clean chit to staff, blames rain
The report said that after a few passengers carrying heavy luggage lost their balance the stampede got triggered. He said the panel has recommend some short, medium and long-term suggestions to prevent such incidents.
Facebook said it was aware that some users were now having trouble accessing both Facebook and Instagram, Reuters reports. "We're working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible", a Facebook representative said. Outrages appear to have also been reported throughout areas in Europe, as well as areas in South America, Russia, Sri Lanka, and more.
At the peak, almost 12,000 people reported to downdetector.com they could not access the social media site.
For many, Facebook is down completely, while thousands of others are experiencing some problems with the platform, but not a total outage.
$1.87 EPS Expected for Apple Inc. (AAPL)
For AAPL , the company now has $17.68 Billion of cash on the books, which is offset by $18.48 Billion current liabilities. After $0.53 actual EPS reported by Zoetis Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 18.87% EPS growth.
Facebook acknowledged that people weren't able to use the site, or Instagram, which it owns.
On Twitter, many users from several countries said they were unable to even access Facebook.
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Cadian Cap Mngmt LP invested 1.87% in PROS Holdings, Inc. $1.10M worth of Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NYSE:PRO) for 14,599 shares. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI lifted its stake in shares of Activision Blizzard by 0.9% during the first quarter.