Instagram hit by global outage

Users across the globe have taken to twitter with the #instagramdown hashtag, complaining that the service is down.

On Wednesday, users of of Facebook’s photo and video sharing app, Instagram complained of outage. Users across several cities spread across the globe, including London, San Francisco and Singapore took to Twitter complaining about the outage with the #instagramdown hashtag.

Facebook and Instagram were not immediately available to comment.

DowDetector’s live outage map showed that parts of North America, Europe, Australia, India, Singapore and other countries were facing issues with the service.

The global outage comes in the wake of Instagram stating on Monday that Adam Mosseri will take over as the new head of Instagram after its co-founders resigned.

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