During the day, in a Telegram signed up three million users — all because of failures Facebook

Free messaging service Telegram in the last 24 hours has increased by 3 million new users. At this time, users of the social network and Facebook owned Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp around the world have experienced significant disruptions.

During the day, in a Telegram signed up three million users — all because of failures Facebook

Telegram is the app to exchange encrypted messages, which has much in common with the better-known WhatsApp. About the mass user addition said its founder Pavel Durov.

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp is still unavailable for some users. Despite the fact that applications are opened, the main functionality they lack. Part of the services were restored, but users are still reporting problems sending messages in Messenger and access to many features on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp.

We’re aware of an issue impacting people’s access to Instagram right now. We know this is frustrating, and our team is hard at work to resolve this ASAP.

— Instagram (@instagram) March 13, 2019

Testing for multiple accounts in The Verge showed that the Messenger can not boot on the desktop, though the mobile app works. The advertising section of Facebook is also not working — when trying to buy the ad appears internal error. Users noted that there is no way to use Facebook to sign in to apps like Tinder and Spotify.

Instagram do things worse: some users do not load messages, stories disabled, not working direct button new content is published.

We’re focused on working to resolve the issue as soon as possible, but can confirm that the issue is not related to a DDoS attack.

— Facebook (@facebook) March 13, 2019

The first failures in the application noticed by the users in Paraguay, India, Argentina and other countries. They began to report issues with sending messages at noon on March 13. The most serious disruption of services, according to DownDetector, occurred in Brazil.

In Facebook said that the problem is not related to a DDoS attack.