Instagram is down

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Instagram went down for some users on Friday.

Affected users are unable to refresh the photo-sharing app, or to access its website. It's not immediately clear what caused the outage, and the company did not immediately respond to a request for comment.Advertisement

On the downtime-monitoring website Down Detector, users across the world - particularly the coastal United States and Northern Europe - reported issues accessing the Facebook-owned app.

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Down Detector

The outage appears to be affecting different users differently: Multiple people in Business Insider's office in San Francisco were unable to refresh the app or load its website, though this reporter could access it seemingly without issue.

Here's what some users are seeing in the app:

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