Instagram back up after brief outage
Meta Platforms Inc's Instagram said on Thursday it had resolved the issues that caused a brief outage on its platform for several users earlier in the day.
As much as 24,000 people reported having trouble accessing the social network, according to outage tracking website Downdetector.com.
Several users took to Twitter to share updates and memes about the service disruption, with #instagramdown trending as a hashtag on the social media site.
The platform has 1.386 billion users worldwide and is ranked 4th among the "most used social media platforms worldwide."
Meta did not explain the reason for the outage.
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