Instagram and Facebook down for thousands of people in Canada

Published February 8, 2023 at 4:49 pm

If you’ve had trouble accessing Instagram and Facebook, you’re not the only one.

According to the Downdetector website, over 1,300 Facebook outages have been reported in Canada over the last 24 hours, with the majority of complaints rolling in around 4:00 p.m. 

According to Downdetector, 55 per cent of complaints indicate that users are having trouble accessing the website. Twenty-six per cent of complaints are about server connections and another 19 per cent revolve around accessing the Facebook app. 

Multiple users have also taken to Twitter to share issues they’ve been having with both apps and websites. 

Meta, which operates Facebook and Instagram, has not addressed the reports on its official Twitter page as of 4:45 p.m. 

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