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

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