The outage affected users across the world, including Japan, Brazil, India, the majority of Europe and the United States. Well, that's what happened to a lot of people from several corners of the world.
Facebook and Instagram experienced a global outage on Wednesday. There was a problem with entrance to accounts in a similar way on Facebook.
A number of users reported that the social network was back up after 1 p.m. ET. "Thanks for your patience".More news: Google uncovers Russia-linked ad campaigns aimed at manipulating United States election
"We're sorry for the inconvenience", a Facebook spokesperson said in a statement.
Later on, the California-based network said that they are aware people have problems accessing Facebook and Instagram.
"Facebook Outage: America Resorts to Old-Fashioned Stalking", one wag commented.