Did you have issues logging into Instagram and Facebook on Wednesday night?
You weren’t the only one.
Two of the world’s most popular social media networks went down across the world last night. Facebook and Instagram (both owned by Facebook) experienced site crashes and judging from the sheer volume of tweets, Dubai residents were SHOOK without the ‘gram.
Instagram used Twitter to communicate with their users
We’re aware of an issue impacting people’s access to Instagram right now. We know this is frustrating, and our team is hard at work to resolve this ASAP.
— Instagram (@instagram) March 13, 2019
People were frustrated
Excuse me HELLO pic.twitter.com/A5LpaGwUwT
— نايا (@nayaakram) March 13, 2019
Dubai ‘fluencers when they realised they were out of work
— Ron Rimando (@Ron_siete) March 14, 2019
Lindsay Lohan couldn’t let it slide
@instagram please contact me
— Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan) March 13, 2019
The biggest problem
The people who first blamed their Wi-Fi like…
— ☾ (@stargazerliily) March 13, 2019
Luckily, Twitter was here for it
Twitter saving me from a mental breakdown over my Instagram pic.twitter.com/47PJj7REiY
— Laura Hall (@lauraloutravels) March 13, 2019
If you didn’t post it, did it even happen tho?
#Instagram was down in #Dubai, so could you please let everyone know I had avocado on a slate while wearing yoga pants at sunrise, as I held a bottle of skin cream they paid me to hold and I also had my head at a cloyingly annoying 45º angle. Thanks. pic.twitter.com/FT6QCvrwJh
— Catboy – Dubai 92 (@Catboy92) March 14, 2019
Twitter is like side chick
— Tariq Sanad (@tsanad) March 14, 2019
People were even considering going back to Pinterest
— DunePanda (@DunePanda) March 14, 2019
This is my first ??? March 8, 2011 pic.twitter.com/D7FSqBdPvw
— faisal jassim ali (@bulafy) March 13, 2019
— Jorge Luis Santovenia II (@JorgeSantovenia) March 13, 2019