Facebook, Instagram 'crash' for thousands of internet users

Facebook and Instagram have gone down for loads of people and the internet is in crisis

The outage doesn't appear to be affecting all users, and the cause for issues aren't immediately clear.

The issues differ from people to people.

According to United Kingdom site DownDetector, which collects reports of website crashes, the problems on Facebook began at around 2.15pm on Saturday.

Facebook was inoperative for many users, with thousands reporting they couldn't access the social media site on Saturday.

While the issue was evident that Facebook underwent a critical, they showed a required maintenance notice to many.

Others problems including trouble logging in or loading pictures, while some were unable to use the Facebook Messenger app. Instead they have encountered an error message.

The astonishing fact is the problem doesn't happen to all the users around the globe. "We're sorry for any inconvenience".

Meanwhile, some Twitter users made a decision to have some fun with the outage. "If Twitter has a meltdown and crashes, where do we go???"

Some even took jabs at Facebook users that were stressing over the outage by sharing some celebratory gifs.

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