Breaking News Can’t update status? Facebook and Instagram are down

If you can’t post a new status on Facebook, it’s not you.

Facebook and Instagram are down for many users on Wednesday.

The social networks have been having issues since around 9 a.m. according to tracking site Down Detecter.

Some users have posted on Twitter that they’re seeing a message saying Facebook is down.

Facebook this evening have said we are aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps,
We’re working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.”
The outage affected users across the UK and Europe, South America and Australia.

Users of WhatsApp were also reporting that they were having trouble sending photos on the app.

So it may be an evening of talking to each other face to face