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Twitter flooded with jokes while Facebook, Instagram are shutdown

March 13, 2019 - 3:40 pm
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NEW YORK (KMOX/AP) - Facebook says it is aware of outages on its platforms including Facebook, Messenger and Instagram and is working to resolve the issue. And while their working, a lot of people are having fun on the social media platform that's still up and running – Twitter.

According to downdector.com, which monitors websites, the outages started around 12 p.m. E.T. on Wednesday in parts of the U.S., including the East and West Coast, parts of Europe and elsewhere. Both Facebook's desktop site and app appeared to be affected. Some users saw a message that said Facebook was down for "required maintenance.''

Facebook did not say what was causing the outages, which were still occurring as of 2:15 p.m. E.T., or which regions were affected.