Monday, June 5, 2023

They report on the global collapse of the social network Instagram; Over 185,000 users without service

MIAMI—The social network Instagram suffered a global outage this Sunday, causing tens of thousands of users to lose service, according to the DownDetector portal.

According to the portal, at the peak of the fallout, just before 7 p.m. Eastern Time in the United States, more than 185,000 users in various parts of the world reported losing service, mainly through apps. Networks and which is part of parent company Meta.

The issue, which began around 6 a.m. ET, does not affect Meta’s other companies, including Facebook and messaging service WhatsApp.

According to The Verge Media, Meta spokesperson Dave Arnold said, “We know some people are having trouble accessing Instagram. We’re working to get things back to normal as soon as possible and we look forward to any inconvenience.” apologize for.”

One of the mediums reporting the drop has been Gizmodo Australia, a country with a 14-hour time difference with the eastern US and therefore the drop occurring in the early hours of Monday.

In October 2021, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp suffered a general outage that affected thousands of internet users in the United States, Mexico, Spain, France, Romania, Norway, Georgia, Greece and other countries.

Santosh Janardhan, Meta’s VP of infrastructure, explained that a command was inadvertently issued during maintenance, which caused a shutdown of the backbone connecting all of Facebook’s data centers around the world.

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