At its peak, more than 6,600 users reported issues with Instagram on Downdetector.com, which collates status reports on outages from sources including user-submitted errors. The outage may be affecting a larger number of users.
“We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessing Instagram,” Meta said in a statement.
“We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible and we apologize for any inconvenience.”
(Reporting by Eva Mathews and Akash Sriram in Bengaluru; Editing by Devika Syamnath)