The day the internet broke: Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Amazon Web Services are all down along with web on AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon cell phones
- Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T crashed around 11:30pm ET on Monday
- Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Amazon Web Services also crashed
- Users cited problems with their mobile internet, which was caused by the cellular networks crashing
- It is not clear what caused the outage, but it is hitting users worldwide
Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T – all major US cellular services – are currently down, leaving tens of thousands of users worldwide without internet service.
Outages for the trio began around 11:30am ET, with most customers citing issues with mobile internet.
However, reports of Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Amazon Web Services have also flooded the web.
Users say their smartphones are working on WiFi, but are unable to connect to the internet using cellular data.
Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T – all major cellular services – are currently down, leaving tens of thousands of users worldwide without service
All outages are centered in major US cities, including New York City, Los Angles, California and Dallas Texas, while those in the UK and parts of Europe are also experiencing issues.
Down Detector, an online service that monitors outages, shows reports for each of the cellular networks began to start just minutes after all of Facebook’s apps crashed.
Some speculate that the outages are connected, but none of the companies have confirmed.