Instagram is down – The Verge

If you’re having trouble accessing Instagram right now, you’re not alone. Internet reports (DownDetector, Reddit) point to issues with the app more than Meta images, with many people seeing screens saying they are not logged in, empty image posts, “Welcome on Instagram” like they have a brand new account or feeds that stop loading after the first few photos. Many Edge staff members are experiencing similar issues when trying to access Instagram.

In response to the request of The edge, Instagram’s head of communications, Seine Kim, said, “We are aware that some people have difficulty accessing Instagram. We are working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible and apologize for any inconvenience. »

The outage does not appear to be related to a specific area and other services are still running. Network disruption trackers at Netblocks noticed Instagram’s “intermittent” issues are happening internationally, but there doesn’t seem to be any large-scale blocking anywhere.

Instagram Outage Status Message Example

Instagram Outage Status Message Example
Picture: Instagram

We also haven’t seen any of the outage status messages in the app for Instagram that it started testing shortly after last year’s massive Facebook network outage that could notify users of any difficulties. major technical affecting the platform or its functionality.

Updated May 26, 2:52 p.m. ET: Added a statement from Instagram confirming the issues and working to restore service.

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