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Social Media Returns : After Massive Outage, Facebook, WhatsApp Are Back Online

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After a worldwide outage the services of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are coming back online that impacted millions of people .

“To the huge community of people and businesses around the world who depend on us: we’re sorry. We’ve been working hard to restore access to our apps and services and are happy to report they are coming back online now. Thank you for bearing with us,” Facebook, which owns photo sharing app Instagram and messaging platform WhatsApp, said on Twitter.

Mike Schroepfer, chief technology officer of Facebook, said on Twitter: “Sincere apologies to everyone impacted by outages of Facebook powered services right now. We are experiencing networking issues and teams are working as fast as possible to debug and restore as fast as possible.”

“Facebook services are coming back online now… (It) may take some time to get to 100 per cent. To every small and large business, family, and individual who depends on us, I’m sorry,” Schroepfer said in another tweet.

Apologising for the disruption in the services of Facebook, tech giant’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg has stated that services are returning online on Tuesday.

“Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger are coming back online now,” Zuckerberg said in a Facebook post.

“Sorry for the disruption today — I know how much you rely on our services to stay connected with the people you care about,” he said.

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