Fb and Instagram had been reported to be down for customers all over the world on Thursday evening.
The outage started shortly earlier than 10.30pm UK time — 5.30pm ET in the US — in accordance with web site DownDetector and gave the impression to be affecting all customers of each platforms.
There was no replace by way of Twitter from Fb, which runs each platforms.
Customers reported that they had been unable to load photographs or create or add posts.
There was no indication of when service could be restored.
Customers mentioned the Fb Messenger app was additionally not working.