Instagram is DOWN: Users report their accounts being suspended amid mystery outage 


Instagram is DOWN: Users report their accounts being suspended and losing followers amid mystery outage

  • According to DownDetector the problems started at around 13:08 GMT
  • The outage is affecting users globally, with more than 4,000 problems logged
  • Users report having their accounts suspended 

Instagram is having issues this afternoon, with reports of users having their accounts suspended. 

According to DownDetector, the problems started at around 13:08 GMT and are affecting users globally. 

While the reason for the outage remains unclear, several users have reported their accounts being suspended. 

Other users are reporting losing followers, potentially due to users being suspended. 

MailOnline has contacted Meta, the company that owns Instagram, for comment. 

Instagram is having issues this afternoon, with reports of users having their accounts suspended

So far, more than 4,000 issues have been logged on DownDetector, while more than 1,000 have been reported from users in the UK

So far, more than 4,000 issues have been logged on DownDetector, while more than 1,000 have been reported from users in the UK

So far, more than 4,000 issues have been logged on DownDetector, while more than 1,000 have been reported from users in the UK. 

MailOnline tried to access the app, and did not encounter any issues. 

However, others have taken to Twitter to discuss the problems they are encountering.

One user wrote: ‘Ok soooo my account got banned for no reason, couldn’t appeal it and now my account is gone. & I’m not the only one.’

Another added: ‘My IG acct got suspended just NOW! So many tweets that their acct got suspended too! HELP US INSTAGRAM!’

And one joked: ‘Everyone checking in on Twitter when WhatsApp or Instagram or Facebook is down.’  

MailOnline tried to access the app, and did not encounter any issues. However, others have taken to Twitter to discuss the problems they are encountering

MailOnline tried to access the app, and did not encounter any issues. However, others have taken to Twitter to discuss the problems they are encountering

Another user in West Virginia said: ‘Did anyone else’s Instagram just get suspended for no reason? And now Instagram won’t even bother to let you appeal it just gives you an error?’ 

Meanwhile, a Melbourne, Australia-based user said: ‘anyone else’s instagram just randomly crash after 30 seconds of using the app?’ 

Instagram is one of several platforms owned by Meta, the company owned by Mark Zuckerberg, along with WhatsApp and Facebook. 

Only last week, WhatsApp experienced a two-hour outage that left users globally unable to send or receive messages. 



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