Facebook and Instagram are down: #FacebookDown!

Facebook and Instagram are down and the internet is losing it. Twitter, however, is having a great day! This is what happens when everyone tries to get on Facebook and Instagram (owned by Facebook) at the same time (just kidding).

Why is Facebook & Instagram down?

Global surges have caused Facebook to crash in the United States, Canada and the UK. There has been no estimated time given as to when both social media sites will be back up.

Facebook and Instragram Have Crashed Globally

What does the Twitter-verse have to say?

The GIFs just keep on coming and Twitter is having a field-day. Here are a few of the latest Tweets.


What Can I Do Instead?

Here are the top 6 things you can do while Facebook is down:

  1. Call your mom: tell her Facebook is down.
  2. Go get a coffee: get caffeinated to prepare for the rest of the day without Facebook.
  3. Talk to your co-workers: no, not about Facebook being down.
  4. Work: it’s a thing
  5. Try Twitter, LinkedIn or Pinterest: there are other social media platforms you know
  6. Hang with your family: The ones you are always posting about on Facebook.


Krista Tannahill
Krista Tannahill is a WordPress web designer & trainer, social media consultant and online marketing specialist in Nova Scotia, Canada. Ki Digital Media specializes in digital marketing, training and support for businesses.

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