Users of social media giants, Facebook (and Messenger), Instagram and WhatsApp continue to experience issues with image downloads – a problem, which was first reported around 15:00 on Wednesday afternoon.
Facebook, the owner of the three apps said it was “working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible”.
Rival platform, Twitter also experienced some issues with users unable to send or receive direct messages. It said, “We’re currently having some issues with DM delivery and notifications. We’re working on a fix and will follow up as soon as we have an update for you.”
During the downtime, Twitter users posted with the hashtag #InstagramDown which trended.