Technology Reviews

Instagram is down and suspending many accounts – here’s what we know


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This is an example from @QueenVIP8 of how her Instagram account was suddenly locked out for no reason.

Again, if you only open up Instagram to look at dog pictures once a day and you’re wondering why you’ve been locked out, don’t panic – it’s a bug, and Instagram is aware.

An illustration of Elon Musk drawn by thongyhod looking perplexed at falling Twitter logos

(Image credit: Shutterstock / thongyhod / Twitter)

After the news earlier today that Twitter CEO Elon Musk is wanting to charge for the blue tick, and now Instagram is down, could we see a hat trick soon of another social platform having issues?

Snapchat ceases to snap?

Facebook ceases to face?

MySpace ceases to space? Again?

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Rejoice – looks like Instagram is looking into the issue now. Best thing is to grab a drink, and hopefully once you’re back, all of this will have blown over.

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If you’ve been getting this message, you’re not alone, but Instagram looks to be aware of the issue.