Facebook Inc said Friday that its services were hit by a number of issues after nearly a million people around the world reported problems with its photo-sharing app Instagram

“Several teams are working on this (the outage) and we’ll update them if we can,” Facebook’s gaming unit said in a tweet

Several users have complained about the outage on Twitter, with #whatsappoutage trending in many countries including India

Outage tracking website Downdetectorcom showed there were nearly 1 million incidents of people reporting problems with Instagram during nearly 20000 users reported problems with WhatsApp on the website

Downdetector tracks outages by gathering status reports from a number of sources, including user-submitted errors on its platform The outages can affect a larger number of users (reporting by Munsif Vengattil in Bengaluru; Editing by Aditya Soni)

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