A technical glitch on the servers made Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram down for long hours including Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram was reversed after 12 hours.
There were 10,000 of complaints all over the world that photos, text messages, videos, and voice messages could not be downloaded or sent. Facebook reported that the problem was mostly in Europe and the United States. Instagram made an announcement on Twitter that Users were unable to upload and send images and Instagram is down.
We’re aware that some people are having trouble uploading or sending images and videos on Instagram. We’re sorry for the trouble and are working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible.Official Instagram announcement in Twitter
After 7 hours from the announcement Instagram made an official statement that they are back online
We’re back! The issue has been resolved and we should be back at 100% for everyone. We’re sorry for any inconvenience.Official Instagram announcement in Twitter
Full-scale measures were taken to rectify the problem. Technicians have long fought and solved this problem. When Facebook encountered a similar problem in March, Facebook services were disabled for 24 hours.