People from all around the world who tried to go onto the site were shown a blank page, with nothing loading. Others complained that they could only load specific parts of the site or app.
Facebook users around the world have experienced an outage of the social network, which is still continuing for many.
Several users report being unable to use the site, and others report unusual behaviour including elements such as the “post” box not appearing or it is available but one is not able to post anything.
The outage of the network is being tracked by independent site Down Detector, where users continue to report issues.
“We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing Facebook and Instagram,” a Facebook representative told media.
“We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible.”