Instagram down reports have been coming in steadily throughout the past 24 hours, with users reporting issues posting, with the app’s camera and the Instagram Stories feature. Independent outage monitor Down Detector has been registering a consistent stream of Instagram down reports throughout Wednesday in addition to on the tail end of Tuesday. Each Down Detector UK and downdetector.com have recorded a consistent stream of reports of Instagram down, while on Twitter users have also been talking concerning the problems they have been facing.
Among the many issues Instagram users have reported include problems with posting, the app’s camera and the Instagram Stories feature.
Discussing the reported issues, one Instagram user wrote: “Is Instagram down or what”.
While one other posted: “I can not post stories and I can not report any problems it never leaves the loading screen #Instagramdown”.
One added: “@instagram I’m unable to post stories. They appear blurry. Tried to post one and ended up appearing upside-down and in one other language lol #instadown”.
And one other tweeted: “#instagramdown”.
Thus far, the official Instagram Comms Twitter account hasn’t commented on the reported issues users have been facing.
Nevertheless, talking to Express.co.uk a Meta spokesperson confirmed they’re aware of issues users have been experiencing and are working on a fix.
A spokesperson for the Instagram owners said: “We’re aware that some individuals are having trouble accessing their camera on Instagram. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible and apologise for any inconvenience.”
Based on Down Detector stats, lots of of reports of Instagram down have been steadily coming in for over 24 hours.
Down Detector stats say the major issues affecting users are to do with posting content, while problems with the app and the Instagram feed have also been reported.
The issues Instagram users have been experiencing come after an update for the Instagram iPhone and Android apps was released earlier this week.
That patch is version 241.0 for iOS and version 241.1.0.18.114 for Android, with each of those updates being rolled out on Monday.
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