Facebook and its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms suffered a massive outage on Monday, affecting millions of users in more than 45 countries.
The Downdetector site showed outages in densely populated areas such as Washington and Paris since 15:45 PM GMT, AFP reports.
Excuse me, something's wrong. We are working on it and we will solve it as soon as we can, "read a message received by users seeking to access Facebook.
"We know that many people have problems accessing our applications and products," said the Facebook spokesperson on Twitter.
Falls were also recorded on Facebook and Instagram. “We are aware that some people have problems accessing our applications and products. We are working to get everything back to normal as soon as possible and we apologize for any inconvenience, "Andy Stone, Facebook's head of communication, posted on Twitter.
Something similar was published from the WhatsApp and Instagram accounts. However, none of the companies involved provided information about the reasons for the fall at the moment.