In the event you’re having hassle accessing Instagram proper now, you aren’t the one one. Reviews throughout the web (Downdetector, Reddit) observe points with Meta’s more-than-just-pictures app, with many individuals seeing screens saying they’re not logged in, clean picture posts, “Welcome to Instagram” messages like they’ve a model new account, or feeds that cease loading after the primary few footage. Many Verge staffers are seeing comparable points whereas attempting to entry Instagram.
Simply earlier than 9PM ET, Instagram stated the issues have been resolved, so the apps ought to be working for you once more. In an announcement given to The Verge, Instagram communications lead Seine Kim stated “Earlier at the moment some folks have been having hassle accessing Instagram. We resolved the problem as rapidly as doable for everybody who was impacted, and we apologize for any inconvenience.”
The outage didn’t seem like tied to any particular space, and different providers have been nonetheless working. The community disruption trackers at NetBlocks noticed Instagram’s “intermittent” points are occurring internationally, however there doesn’t seem like any wide-scale blocking occurring wherever.
We additionally haven’t seen any of the in-app outage standing messages for Instagram that it started testing shortly after final 12 months’s large Fb community outage that may inform customers about any main technical difficulties affecting the platform or its options.
Replace Could twenty sixth, 2:52PM ET: Added assertion from Instagram confirming points and work on restoring service.
Replace Could twenty sixth, 10:20PM ET: Up to date to notice that Instagram says the problem is resolved.