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Facebook, Instagram users reporting issues loading pictures

Posted July 3, 2019 3:46 p.m. EDT

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If you've had problems loading Facing or Instagram, you're not alone.

According to DownDetector.com, Facebook users have reported technical issues since shortly after 8 a.m. East Coast time Wednesday morning.

Based on the outage map, it's a global glitch for Facebook with users all over the world reporting issues, which mainly revolve around an inability to post and load pictures on the social media platforms.

Instagram, which was acquired by Facebook in 2012, is also experiencing technical issues, according to DownDetector.com.

As a result of the outages, #FacebookDOwn and #InstagramDown were trending in the U.S.

There are over 1 billion daily users on the social media platforms, according to Facebook.