• Is Facebook down? Users report problems worldwide

    By: Theresa Seiger, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    Thousands of social media users across the globe reported that Facebook was down on Wednesday morning.

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    Instagram users also reported problems with the photo sharing social media site starting around 11:05 a.m. EDT, according to downdetector.com, a website that tracks site issues.

    Problems with Facebook first surfaced around 8:20 a.m. EDT, according to downdetector.com. A map compiled by the website showed reports were most prevalent in the United States, Europe and parts of South America.


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