Users of Meta platforms, including Facebook and Instagram, are reporting widespread issues today, March 5, as many are being booted out of their apps and are unable to log back in.

DownDetector, a site that monitors internet service outages, had received more than 500,000 reports of problems by U.S. Facebook users and more than 70,000 reported problems with Instagram as of about 10:30am.

Many users are going to X, formerly Twitter, to get the latest on the interruptions, which is pleasing X owner Elon Musk.

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