Facebook restores services after three-hour-outage

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Facebook has issued an apology for a three-hour outage to its services on Sunday (April.15th) but refused to specify the cause of the outage.

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp social media platforms were all down at about 11:30 BST, according to outage website DownDetector.

DownDetector’s live outage map showed that users in Europe and Asia were mainly affected.

The outage occurred in the early hours in the Americas, according to the site.

A Facebook spokesperson apologised for any inconvenience caused.

“Earlier today, some people may have experienced trouble connecting to the family of apps. The issue has since been resolved; we’re sorry for any inconvenience,” a Facebook spokesman told Reuters.

The outage monitoring site also showed that over 3,000 people reported problems with WhatsApp and more than 7,000 with Instagram.

It comes just a month after Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram experienced suffered a major outage.

Each of the three platforms, which are all owned by Facebook, went offline for more than 24 hours.

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