A FILE PHOTO of Stickers bearing the Facebook logo is pictured at the Facebook Inc. F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, united states, April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
(Reuters) – Facebook Inc said it was working to restore the access on Thursday with its users, due to problems with the core software systems that caused the failure in the family of apps, such as Instagram on the busy Thanksgiving Day holiday.
“We are being investigated, began with the restoration of the entrance, and we are now in control of full recovery,” a Facebook spokesperson said in a statement.
Facebook suffered a major failure earlier in the day, during which a flurry of tweets on the social media platform.
“We are well aware of the fact that some people currently have difficulties with access to Facebook’s family of apps, such as Instagram. We are working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible. #InstagramDown,” Instagram said in a tweet.
In accordance with failure-monitoring site DownDetector, 8,000 Facebook users have been affected, in different parts of the world, including the United States and the united Kingdom.
Several users have reported issues such as not being able to post pictures and videos in their main feed and there will be an error message “Facebook will Be Back Soon” was released on, log-in attempts.
Report by Mekhla Raina and Abhishek Manikandan in Bengaluru; editing by Diane Craft