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Facebook and Instagram down and open after 40 minutes

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Facebook is suffering a widespread outage affecting users in the United States, Asia and Australia.

The social media giant’s Instagram service is also inaccessible.

Users worldwide are experiencing issues connecting to Facebook and Instagram, both on the Web and via mobile apps.

It’s not clear what’s causing the outage, which first occurred around 1:10am ET. However, Facebook-owned mobile messaging service WhatsApp is running as usual.

We’ve contacted Facebook for more details and will update this post as soon as we hear back.

Facebook’s Instagram service says it is aware of outage and is working on a fix