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WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook All Down, Not Working in Canada Right Now [Update]

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Looks like work productivity might be increasing soon, as Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are all down for the count right now in Canada and beyond.

Facebook pages and posts won’t load, WhatsApp says “connecting” and chats won’t load, and Instagram says “we’re sorry, but something went wrong. Please try again.”

If you’re using WhatsApp for work or school to communicate, then the outage is going to be a problem. As it stands on Twitter, WhatsApp is trending number one, followed by the hashtag #instagramdown and also #facebookdown:

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There’s no word on when the outages will end, but they shouldn’t be down for the count for long, we suspect.

While Facebook services are down, Twitter is still up and running and there are some hilarious memes out there.

Update: Facebook and WhatsApp have responded to the outage, saying, “We’re aware that some people are experiencing issues with WhatsApp at the moment. We’re working to get things back to normal and will send an update here as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience!”

Update Oct. 4, 12:50pm PDT: All Facebook services are still down. According to security researcher Brian Krebs, DNS records for Facebook and Instagram were removed this morning. This means even Facebook employees don’t have email access.

Update Oct. 4, 4 pm PDT: Facebook has apologized for the outage and says most services coming back online now:

…developing, more to follow

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