NEW YORK —According to multiple media reports Facebook and Instagram were down for thousands of users Wednesday.
At the peak, nearly 12,000 people reported to downdetector.com they could not access Facebook.
In the United States, the majority of people who could not access Facebook were located in New York, Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles, an outage map on the website showed.
About 40 percent said they experienced a total blackout, 36 percent said they were unable to login and 23 percent reported they could not access the Facebook app.
Facebook and Instagram have not yet commented on the issue.