Facebook and Instagram down again

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While not all are affected, swathes of social media users took to Twitter today to voice their frustration over the apps' apparent unavailability, as reported by ABC News.

The feature is created to help users manage social networking by maintaining time spent per day on Facebook on a particular device for the past week and on an average, TechCrunch reported on Tuesday.

Facebook acknowledged their mistake and apologised to the users.

If you're finding it hard or slow to access Facebook and Instagram then you're not alone and it's not your network.

Facebook has confirmed the outage on its developer site.

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"We know some people are having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps".

A map from website status tracker downdetector.com showed problems concentrated on the East Coast and in Europe. You'll receive reminders to stop using Facebook when your daily limit is achieved.

Soon, Facebook was finally able to pinpoint the cause of the issue.

To access it, launch the app on your Android or iOS device, tap the hamburger icon on the top right corner, and scroll to the head to your Settings & Privacy section.

'We are planning to introduce Dark Mode after we've finished rolling out the new Messenger to everyone globally, ' Facebook wrote.

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