Instagram Continues to Crash After 25,000 Users Report Issues With the App
The technical issue effected Instagram users around the world.
According to Down Detector, people began reporting errors around 12:15 p.m. EST, with almost 25,000 users submitting error reports by 1 p.m.
Of the reports, 86% cited crashing upon opening from users across the United States, Europe, Asia, and South America, per Variety.
#InstagramDown began trending on Twitter with people taking to the platform to voice their frustrations with the app.
Instagram confirmed they were aware of the problem via Twitter and assured users they were working on resolving the error.
We're aware that some people are having trouble accessing Instagram. We're working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible. Sorry for any inconvenience, and hang tight! #instagramdown— Instagram Comms (@InstagramComms) September 22, 2022
By 2 p.m., Down Detector saw a significant decrease in error reports and Instagram's PR team confirmed the app was up and running again by 2:30 p.m.
And we're back! We resolved the issue that caused today's outage, and apologize for any inconvenience. https://t.co/2Av4sC4C5B— Instagram Comms (@InstagramComms) September 22, 2022
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