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    Instagram down: several people are having trouble

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    A lot of netizens are reporting bugs on Instagram due to global outage.

    The Instagram app icon // Source: Brett Jordan via Pexels



    04 / 10 / 2021: if you are reading this article in October, this is a new outage.

    Original article from 02/09/2021:

    Several people are reporting a bug on Instagram today, Thursday, September 2, 2021, between approximately 12 p.m. and 14 p.m. Thus, on DownDetector, we observe a peak of more than 4600 reports. Same story on the IsTheServiceDown platform.

    Impossible to update the thread, send a message, change account or post a story… The concerns pointed out are diverse and varied. Some also complain more of frequent slowdowns than of total shutdown of the application.

    Many reports on the Instagram outage // Source: ifastrecovery



    A #Instagramdown hashtag

    On the web version, you may also encounter an error message.

    Error message on Instagram on the web // Source: ifastrecovery

    The Instagram outage seems to be really affecting users around the world. On Twitter, for example, the hashtag #instagramdown is particularly lively and has ended up in the Trends section.


    On the hashtag in question, messages are posted in several languages, which tends to prove the global nature of the outage. Instagram has yet to provide an official explanation.


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