On Downdetector, an online platform that provides users with real-time information about the status of various websites and services, over 900 users in India reported issues with Instagram.
Many users took to microblogging platform Twitter to report the issue. “Instagram freezes using Google Chrome browser. Cannot see stories or open users’ pages. It keeps loading,” an Instagram said in a tweet.
“Everything quit working. Force closed and cleared cache. Even restarted my phone. Can’t see notifications. Can’t reply to comments,” another user commented.
At Downdector reports for the outage spiked at around 7:30 p.m. with 50 percent users said they were facing issues with logging in, while 33 percent reported issues with server connection and another 17 percent have issues with app.