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New Delhi: The services of the Meta-owned Instagram were briefly unavailable on Friday for thousands of users throughout the globe, including those in India, as it faced technical issues.
44% of users reported having problems with the app, 32% with the web version, and 24% with the server connection, according to DownDetector, a service that tracks online outages.
People took to Twitter to report the problems they were facing with the app, including posting memes and GIFs.
"Instagram down again? Stories video and music not loading? #instagramdown," a user said.
"me thinking my account is hacked cause Instagram down AGAIN," replied one user.
"Congratulations India, Everyone going to Twitter to check if Instagram down #instagramdown," another user said.
"Is anyone on Instagram is having issues on the stories music or video not loading on their stories or is it just me?" tweeted one user.
Last month, Instagram came back to life after being down for over an hour as users witnessed errors saying the app couldn't refresh, and the website went blank for some users.
According to a company spokesperson, a technical issue caused some people to have trouble accessing Instagram globally.
With inputs from IANS