Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp return after 2.5-hour outage

In this March 13, 2019, file photo Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps are are displayed on an iPhone in New York. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

People around the world reported being unable to access Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp for more than two hours Sunday morning.

According to traffic-monitoring website DownDetector, the outage was first noticed at 6:28 a.m. EDT. Users started heading to other social media platforms to report issues accessing the services moments later as reports of outages filtered in from parts of North America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

The services appeared to start returning for some users around 9 a.m. EDT.

Source: CTV News

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