On Tuesday, October 25, 2022, the Meta group’s applications are in a difficult situation. Just this morning, we talked about a global outage of WhatsApp in our columns. In the effect, it was impossible for millions of users to send messages.
But we just learned that it’s our turn. from Instagram to take action since the beginning of the afternoon. Indeed, reports are starting to pile up on the DownDetector site, which specializes in identifying issues with the most popular apps and services.
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Instagram stories are down
visible, a bug is currently affecting the stories of the social network. For some still unknown reason, they are browsing through some users at high speed, preventing them from watching. The stories are linked at full speed. Clearing the cache or reinstalling the app doesn’t seem to help for affected users. Complaints are also on the rise on Twitter.
“Let me check your Instagram stories, please? Instagram Down I guess as usual”, Writes user Emie to bluebird. Unlike the WhatsApp outage, this issue is less common and it seems to only affect a certain portion of users.
let me also point out other Instagram features work fine. It’s always possible to check the news feed, watch videos and even send messages to friends without any hassle. For now, The social network has not made an official statement about this error.. In fact, we do not know when and when a patch will be distributed to fix the problem.
As a reminder, as of early October 2022, many iPhone owners were no longer able to open the Instagram app. Once opened, the app instantly closed. Some users drew attention to Instagram’s latest update v.255.0 on iOS. Specifically, it was suggested to connect via a web browser to work around the problem.