Facebook and Instagram faced a widespread outage impacting users globally for approximately two hours.

Up to 500,000 Facebook users in the US encountered login and access issues, alongside reports on Instagram and Facebook Messenger.

Meta spokesperson confirmed a technical problem and assured prompt resolution to restore services.

Other Meta platforms like Threads also experienced disruptions during the outage.

Service interruptions like these are rare but significant, often attributed to technical glitches or software update issues.