Incase you are one of the rare few who managed to stay offline social media sites today, then you probably know that both Facebook and Instagram were down for users across the globe.
Independent website Down Detector showed that users from Ireland, UK, Europe and parts of USA were all having issues logging in and scrolling the sites.
So what did they do? They took to rival site Twitter, armed with some seriously gas observations about the Facebook & Insta fiasco...
Facebook and Instagram are both down. How am I supposed to look at Julie from work's second cousin's holiday photos from Corfu '08 now?
— Paddy Power (@paddypower) August 26, 2017
— James Wooton???? (@jtwooton) August 26, 2017
— Angella Mustakidou (@Angimst) August 26, 2017
— Vale (@artworkva) August 26, 2017
— Morrigan Quinn (@MorriganQuinn) August 26, 2017
The reaction when people have to use Twitter or speak to people face to face all because Facebook and Instagram is down at the same time ???????? pic.twitter.com/bBP1e5aR8r
— ATP ✌️ (@Allthingsprank) August 26, 2017
both facebook and instagram are down????? this didn't happen when obama was president
— kirstie ???? (@kirstieharvey_) August 26, 2017
When you wake up to get your daily dose of Instagram, then realize it's down so you gotta use twitter... pic.twitter.com/ISROkYT6AE
— Bradley Rus (@BradleyRus_) August 26, 2017
Instagram & Facebook are down. You can:
2. Wait it out
3. Controversial suggestion. Go out & get some fresh air#instagramdown
— Asjad Nazir (@asjadnazir) August 26, 2017
— shashoy smith (@sashycool) August 26, 2017
Please give us strength to get through this social media black out xox