Is Facebook Messenger down on iPhone or any other smartphone? Are messages not sending, not delivering and the FB Messenger app is stuck in the Connecting… status? The always spinning wheel is displayed? The cross-messaging platform is experiencing a serious worldwide downtime!
Facebook Messenger Down – October 4
Worldwide users are experiencing a problem with Facebook’s instant messaging app.
The issue started a couple of hours ago with messages not being able to be sent or delivered. Now, users aren’t even able to load the FB Messenger home screen or browse through conversations.
Update 1: The Facebook app isn’t working either!
Update 2: After almost 7 hours of downtime FB Messenger and the other Facebook apps seem to have returned back online! Can you confirm this at your end too? Use the comments section please!
The problem has been acknowledged by Facebook on Twitter:
Mercury in retrograde got the best of us. We’re working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible, and apologize for the inconvenience. #MessengerDown
— Messenger (@messenger) October 4, 2021
Fact: The Facebook Messenger downtime is affecting all users iOS, Android as well as web users!
Update 1: Facebook seems to have some huge issues today. WhatsApp is also experiencing downtimes worldwide! The other highly popular Facebook-owned instant messaging app can’t send or receive messages and VoIP calls!
Update 2: Instagram is also down which makes all three Facebook-owned social media apps unavailable at the moment!
Facebook Down Worldwide
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Are you also affected by these Facebook issues? Has FB Messenger recovered at your end? What about WhatsApp or Instagram? Please use the comments section and share your updates. Also mention your location and smartphone model!
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