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Instagram Takes To Twitter In Its Desperate Time Of Need

Instagram Takes To Twitter

Instagram Takes To Twitter In Its Desperate Time Of Need

Instagram Takes To Twitter

Following the Facebook blackout, Instagram hogged the limelight after replying to a tweet by Twitter.

Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook were down for almost six hours on Monday afternoon, in a major worldwide outage.

Facebook, which owns the social media platforms, said the blackout was caused by an internal technical issue, which not only affected its services but reportedly also employees’ work passes and email accounts.

Twitter became the star of the day as big brands took turns to respond to the welcome tweet.

‘Hello literally everyone’

The tweet has been liked over 3 million times and retweeted more than 580,000 times.

Instagram replied “Hi and happy Monday”

Immortal Mosquito responded with a meme of a carefree Twitter alongside a crippled Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. The meme has been viewed over a million times.

 

 

Israel Defense Forces offered to help saying, “@Facebook @instagram @WhatsApp if you need any help, IDF tech support is active and always ready to lend a hand!”

 

Microsoft Teams unmuted its mic and said, “Hey everyone”

Other brands also joined on to the thread, including Starbucks, Reddit, Burger King and Zoom.

 

— Burger King (@BurgerKing) October 4, 2021

When Facebook was finally back online, its chief executive officer, Mark Zuckerberg personally apologised to all those affected by the outage.

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger are coming back online now. Sorry for the disruption today — I know how much you rely on our services to stay connected with the people you care about.

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