WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook apps down for thousands worldwide

Whatsapp and Instagram have gone down for thousands of social media users this afternoon (March 19).

According to reports, Facebook has also crashed with users not able to refresh their homepages as well as other parts of the site.

The Mirror is reporting that all sites have crashed this afternoon, and there is no indication when they will be running again as of yet.

People all around the world are currently struggling to access the popular sites, according to Downdetector.

Both Instagram and Whatsapp are part of Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook, which is said to have 2.8 billion active users.

More than 125,000 people have reported issues accessing Instagram in the past 24 hours, according to Downdetector.

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There have been over 26,000 reports of issues with Whatsapp, as well as 3,000 with Facebook.

Facebook Messenger app also seems to be affected with more than 5,500 reports.

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