Currently, all of Facebook’s services – that includes Instagram and WhatsApp — are completely down.
When attempting to visit any of the websites, they’re all unable to resolve:
Mobile apps are alerting they cannot refresh feed:
Downdetector is reporting a widespread outage to all of Facebook’s services:
We’d post this as a status update on Facebook and Instagram, but, they’re down. 😛
Update: Confirmed on the r/sysadmin Subreddit too -> https://www.reddit.com/r/sysadmin/comments/q181fv/looks_like_facebook_is_down/
Update #2: CloudFlare write-up on the Facebook outage -> https://blog.cloudflare.com/october-2021-facebook-outage/