Facebook users are having issues while downloading images, videos and other media files, globally. And the problem is not just limited to Facebook itself, but also its child-apps, that is, WhatsApp and Instagram.
We are so needled to social media, that the effect of this technical glitch is somewhat parallel to a natural disaster.
Facebook has announced that it is well aware of the problem being faced. Moreover, they are “working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible.”
This glitch is not affecting all the media files as some pictures on Instagram and Facebook are still downloading normally. But others are appearing blank. In fact, the issue is not just limited to media files. Some people are reporting trouble with Messenger too.
The new and upcoming application other such complex and modernized solutions, that such outage are bound to happen. But, even small moments of such outages effects a large population as these have become a major part of everyone’s lives. And not just personal lives, but professional too depend on these services.
Over the decade, they have become an integral part of businesses and communications around the globe.
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