It was reported by thousands of people on Monday, 4 October 2021 that Instagram had stopped working and that their feed wasn’t getting refreshed.
Many reported that they were getting an error message on the website that reads “5xx Server Error” which probably means that at the moment there are too many people on it for the server to handle.
Instagram and friends are having a little bit of a hard time right now, and you may be having issues using them. Bear with us, we’re on it! #instagramdown
— Instagram Comms (@InstagramComms) October 4, 2021
News agencies Reuters and AFP have confirmed that the problem is faced by people worldwide. Officials in the social-media giants said that steps are being taken to resolve the issue. Hopefully, things will get back on track soon.
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