New Delhi: In many parts of the world, the popular social media application Instagram is not working as it is down for the past several hours due to probably a bug. Many users across the globe and in some parts of India are unable to access their accounts. However, Instagram is yet to give any clarification on what went wrong at this moment. Also Read - Sushant Singh Rajput Birth Anniversary: Ankita Lokhande Shares Unseen Video of Late Actor Playing With Scotch
According to DownDetector, over 800 reports have been submitted so far, showing that the issue started at around 3 PM on Friday. The complaints started rising at around 5 PM, and the complaints witnessed their peak at around 8 PM. Also Read - WhatsApp Policy Row: It's Voluntary, Use Some Other App if Not Acceptable, Says Delhi High Court
Notably, the issue is not widely spread but has been troubling only some Android users. With this, #Instagramdown and #Instagramcrash hashtags have started to trend on Twitter as well. Also Read - Signal is Back! Messaging App Online After Facing Technical Difficulty For Over a Day
Earlier this month, Instagram and other Facebook products like WhatsApp and Messenger were all down. In that outage, the downtime was largely reported in most parts of Europe, though it grew and impacted other regions including India as well. Gmail was also down for sometime in India. The image sharing social network has joined joining a number of popular platforms to have faced outages this week.