Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp reportedly shut down for thousands of users in the US – Times of India

Users in some parts of the world seem to be having difficulty using it metaFamily of Apps. According to a Reuters report, thousands of users in the US are facing problems using the Meta-owned platform. According to outage tracking website DownDetector, users in the region are facing difficulties accessing Instagram, Facebook And WhatsApp,
The report mentions that around 13,000 users reported problems accessing Instagram, while around 5,400 and 1,870 users faced issues with Facebook and WhatsApp, respectively.
Users also complained about the issue on Twitter. Here are some tweets:

Last month too Meta Platforms faced a similar outage issue. Meta announced the restoration of services on its social media platforms, Facebook and Instagram, after an outage that affected thousands of users for more than two hours.
Facebook’s new app just broke this ChatGPT record
Meanwhile, Facebook’s native Meta platform recently launched its Twitter rival app Threads. Within just five days of launch, the newly introduced Threads app garnered over 100 million sign-ups, as revealed by Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a post on the Threads platform. This achievement establishes Threads as the fastest growing online platform to reach such a significant milestone, surpassing the growth rate of ChatGPT.
The app’s journey to reach 100 million users was remarkably rapid, surpassing the record set by OpenAI’s ChatGPT, which became the fastest-growing consumer app in history in January. OpenAI’s chatbot achieved this feat two months after launch, while the newly introduced app achieved this feat in even less time.