Instagram suffer major outage globally, including in India

05:45PM Sat 29 Jun, 2024

New Delhi, Jun 29 (IANS): Meta-owned Instagram on Saturday suffered a major outage globally, including in India, as thousands of users were unable to load Reels and access other options.

As per website outage tracking website Downdetector, over 6,500 users reported issues with accessing the platform in India at the peak of an outage at around 12.02 p.m.

About 58 per cent reported problems with the feed, 32 per cent with the app, and 10 per cent with server connection.

Users from Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, and others faced issues with the app.

Users took to X to vent their frustration as they were unable to log in to the app, load Reels, and others.

"Everyone going towards Twitter to check if Instagram is down," a user wrote.

"I thought my Instagram got hacked cuz there's no way my fyp looks like this. It's all brain rot usually #instagramdown," another user said.

One more user stated, "Me going to Twitter to check if it's only my Instagram that's down, or we all are suffering #instagramdown".