At around 1:30 PM ET or so, many users (including myself) noticed that Instagram is temporarily down. The mobile apps don’t work, going to Instagram.com does nothing – what gives?

It’s likely that a server issue is just taking place right now, but this incident is worth noting since it doesn’t usually happen to this platform. Of course, you’re gonna miss all of the food pics and cat videos between now and later, so you may wanna spend some extra time tonight before supper going through your feed to make sure you’ve Liked everything.


Update: It appears that Instagram is now up once again for users. During it’s down time, the platform suffered roughly a one-hour outage. You can now breath a sigh of relief. Y’know, if you care.

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Posted by Max Buondonno

Founder and executive editor at Matridox (formally MBEDDED). I've also founded and am the sitting CEO at MBEDDED Media, a new kind of media company. Lover of anything and everything involving technology. I know CSS and basic HTML to an extent. Writer, blogger, critic, coder, and self-certified genius. Oh, and I'm told I'm a legend, if that means anything to you.

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