Outage reports from DownDetector were showing that the issues were occurring worldwide but especially in the United States and Europe. Well, that's what happened to a lot of people from several corners of the world.
According to The Mirror, the social media sites began having issues at 11:09 a.m.
Many Facebook users across the world experienced problems accessing the social network Wednesday. A Facebook spokesperson, in a statement to Reuters said it is working to fix the problem.
An outage map for Facebook's services as of 12:15 am of October 12, Philippine time. We quickly investigated and started restoring access within about an hour, and we have almost fixed the issue for everyone. "We're sorry for the inconvenience", a Facebook representative says (via The Guardian).
"Thanks for your patience as we improve the site".
Additionally, thousands also reported problems with Instagram.