Instagram is BACK online after a two-hour break, as a result of which users cannot access their accounts

Instagram BACK online after a two-hour hiatus which prevented hundreds of thousands of users around the world from accessing their accounts on the app or website

  • The crash occurred around 11:45 EST and affected several countries
  • The United States, China, parts of Europe and South America have been problems of experience
  • Many users have argued that they cannot log into accounts on the app or website

Instagram went back online after a two-hour hiatus that left hundreds of thousands of users around the world unable to log into their accounts on the app and website.

The crash started around 11:45 ET and was likely to be fixed around 13:50 ET.

It’s unclear what triggered the glitches, but users said they couldn’t access their accounts, and if they could, the feed isn’t loading – and this is affecting both the iOS and Android app.

A Meta spokesman told DailyMail.com: “Earlier today, a technical issue caused some people to have trouble accessing Instagram. We have resolved the problem as soon as possible and apologize for any inconvenience.

Instagram has not worked for hundreds of thousands of users around the world as many have not been able to log into their accounts on the app and website

Many users flocked to Twitter to see if others are having trouble with Instagram, which they found tens of thousands of tweets complaining about the crash.

One Twitter user wrote: “WELCOME, WE ARE AGAIN.”

This could refer to the numerous outages of the social media platform.

Many users were frustrated with the crash, highlighting the fact that such events happened regularly

Many users were frustrated with the crash, highlighting the fact that such events happened regularly

The crash began around 11:45 a.m. EST and affected users around the world.  Lots of people have flocked to Twitter to share their frustrations about a non-working social platform

The crash began around 11:45 a.m. EST and affected users around the world. Lots of people have flocked to Twitter to share their frustrations about a non-working social platform

Some users have had access to their accounts, but found that their messages take longer to load or not load at all.

Others said the feed was not refreshed.

As the world grapples with the current crash, the social media platform is currently being obscured by Iranian leaders – along with WhatsApp.

The Internet watchdog NetBlocks revealed that officials on Wednesday restricted access to Meta platforms during protests over the deaths of a woman in police custody, residents and the internet.

As the world grapples with the current crash, the social media platform is currently being obscured by Iranian leaders - along with WhatsApp.  This is due to protests against the death of Mahsa Amini, 22, who died after his arrest

As the world grapples with the current crash, the social media platform is currently being obscured by Iranian leaders – along with WhatsApp. This is due to protests against the death of Mahsa Amini, 22, who died after his arrest

NetBlocks Internet Ranger Reveals Officials Restricted Access To Meta Platforms On Wednesday During Protests Over Woman's Death In Police Custody, Residents And The Internet

NetBlocks internet ranger revealed officials restricted access to Meta platforms on Wednesday during protests over female death in police custody, residents and the internet

The death last week of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, arrested by the Tehran moral police for “inappropriate dress”, has unleashed anger over issues such as freedom in the Islamic Republic and the wavering economy after sanctions.

NetBlocks also reported a “loss of nationwide connectivity” of an Iranian mobile mail operator and a third-party network.

WhatsApp servers were disrupted at many ISPs a few hours after Instagram’s services were blocked, NetBlocks from London said.

The group’s data shows that Internet access has been almost completely disrupted in parts of Western Iran’s Kurdistan province since Monday, while the capital city of Tehran and other parts of the country have experienced disruptions since Friday when the first protests erupted.

Two residents of Tehran and southern Iran said they can only send text messages, not photos on WhatsApp, and Instagram appears to be completely blocked.

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