Facebook, Instagram down, company confirms

'What's going on?' Facebook chaos as Messenger app crashes worldwide

#FacebookDown and #InstagramDown were trending worldwide on Twitter.

Facebook is now down for many users.

Users are reporting problems accessing Facebook and Instgram just after 1pm GMT in the UK.

Facebook says they are investigating the issue and working on a resolution.

And the company confirmed the outages in an email to the news outlet.

Facebook's outage appears to be global
Facebook's outage appears to

"We know some people are having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps", Facebook said on its official Twitter handle around 9:00 p.m.

Users in the United States were hit by the outage as well, with most of the issues here popping up along the West Coast.

Outages seemed to stretch from the early morning into the afternoon in California, where the leading social network has its headquarters. You'll receive reminders to stop using Facebook when your daily limit is achieved.

Now it's rumoured to be introducing its own dark mode to Facebook Messenger which will change your experience by changing the window from white to black.

'We are planning to introduce Dark Mode after we've finished rolling out the new Messenger to everyone globally, ' Facebook wrote.

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