Thousands of social media users across the globe reported that Facebook was down on Wednesday morning.
The problems first surfaced around 8:20 a.m. EDT, according to downdetector.com, a website that tracks site issues. Instagram users also reported problems with the photo sharing social media site starting around 11:05 a.m. EDT, according to downdetector.com.
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About 40 percent of those who reported problems said the social network was completely down while 36 percent said they were having issues logging in as of 12 p.m. Wednesday, according to downdetector.com.
A map compiled by the website showed reports were most prevalent in the United States, Europe and parts of South America.
Instagram users also reported problems with the photo sharing social media site starting around 11:05 a.m. EDT, according to downdetector.com.
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