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With problems: Facebook and Instagram suffered technical failures worldwide

The technical incident affected the operation of the social network and Instagram, and there were reports of problems in the rest of the applications of the Facebook family of services

The applications of
 they had various service problems due to a failure that affects the platforms globally. The Downdetector site, which reports technical incidents based on user reports,
identified several problems globally, with a greater concentration of complaints on the east coast of the United States, in Europe and part of Latin America.

Instagram, meanwhile, confirmed from its official Twitter profile the problems in the application at 12:41 (Buenos Aires time). "We are aware that some people have problems accessing Facebook services, including Instagram," the company said in a tweet next to the hashtag #InstagramDown.

Four hours later, the firm confirmed that the problem was already resolved. "We apologize for the problems caused and wish you a happy Thanksgiving," Instagram added with an animated GIF.

The Downdetector map with reports of falls on the Instagram serviceThe Downdetector map with the reports of falls in the Instagram service

"Earlier today, a problem with our central software systems caused many people to have problems accessing the applications of the Facebook family," a company spokesperson said in an email cited by the AFP agency.

"We investigated quickly, we began to restore access, and now we are controlling for a full recovery," he added.


. With problems: Facebook and Instagram suffered technical failures worldwide – LA NACION