Instagram suffers a fall on the night of this March 8

On the night of this Wednesday, March 8, Meta’s social network, Instagram, suffered a general outage, as reported by users on other platforms when they saw that it was not possible to upload content, view stories and detect content from the application. that he feed it was not updated.

For its part, and according to the Downdetector portal, this failure was detected around 8:20 pm this Wednesday. There, it was possible to show that the reports not only came from users in Colombia and its main cities, but also that the drop was global.

Instagram is one of the most used social networks worldwide. – Photo: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett

According to this portal, where there were the most reports was in Mexico and the United States, where there is also a considerable number of users who say they have problems with the platform.

In this sense, several users of this social network went to Twitter to report the failure on Instagram, which around 9:40 at night, apparently, started working correctly again.

However, although the social network showed the ‘feed’ with content, this was not recent or current, since the social network showed publications made about three hours before.

However, there were users for whom the social network worked correctly, although the full restoration of normality on Instagram has not been reported.

At the moment, Meta, the company that owns Instagram, has issued a message about this situation.

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The glitches were reported on Twitter. – Photo: Getty Images

Likewise, it was verified that the fall of the social network, owned by Meta, was at a general level in its web versions and in its application, as reported by Internet users when they saw that these were not working, although some people did. they loaded the contents, only that this upload of information took a long time.

On the other hand, and beyond the reports of the users of this social network, the people who went to Twitter to demonstrate the failure of Instagram took advantage of this trend to publish memes and mockery of this global issue.

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How to detect that Instagram is really down?

Normally, the platform does not generate a message to notify its users that there is a problem with the service, so it is essential to learn how to distinguish between a failure in the social network and a problem with the user’s device.

The first indicator that can help to consider that there is a flaw with Instagram is that new posts do not load properly. Although you can see the caption of a photo postthe photo or video stays loading.

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Failures in the social network. – Photo: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett

This situation is a sign that the platform is failing.

It is also It is important to review the stories and in case these contents do not load well eitherIt will also be another evidence that the platform is experiencing a drop in its service.

On the other hand, it should be remembered that a few days ago, the social network owned by tycoon Elon Musk, Twitter, also presented failures and was down for no more than an hour.

Through social networks, Twitter users have stated that the digital platform, acquired by Elon Musk a few months ago, is presenting several problems with its service. The new fall of Twitter occurred at 11:30 am this Monday, March 6.

According to the Downdetector report, a web portal specialized in monitoring failures and outages in the service of renowned digital platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Gmail and other services, Netizens have reported having difficulties accessing the Twitter website, check your timeline, post tweets or use services like Tweetdeck.

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