MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Facebook and some Facebook-owned platforms are experiencing a worldwide outage Monday afternoon. The company said it is working to get its products up and running as soon as possible.
The company did not say what might be causing the outage, which began around 11:45 ET. It is normal for websites and apps to suffer outages, though one on a global scale is rare. Users reported being unable to access Facebook in California, New York and Europe.READ MORE: Prayer Vigil Scheduled Thursday For Slain Hollywood Police Officer Yandy Chirino
According to Down Detector, reports of the outage began at 11:21 a.m and reports peaked at nearly 124,000 around 11:51 a.m.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Public Schools Could Ease Mask Mandate By End Of Month, Reports Herald
Facebook-owned Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger are also down.
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