You are not alone; the social media giant Facebook along with its subsidiaries including Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Oculus VR are down and suffering ongoing service disruption.
The outage seems to have begun at around 5:30 pm uk time after a “5xx Server Error” appeared on Instagram’s website.
Currently, those using Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp on their smartphones are unable to load new posts, while their domains are offline with “This site can’t be reached” or “5xx Server Error.”
Remember, 5xx Server Error indicates that the problem is caused by the server and there is no issue on the user side.
Although the reason for the interruption is unknown Facebook is known for facing technical issues where millions of its users are left with no answers.
However, the fact that all Facebook services are offline, raises the question if it is an ongoing cyber-attack or simply a technical glitch.
According to DownDetecter, a platform that reports on online platforms going through service disrupting, the scale of this outage can be seen affecting users all