Instagram outage results in suspended accounts and users losing followers

Instagram outage results in suspended accounts and users losing followers
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  • Instagram is currently down for several users across the world.
  • Instagram has also suspended accounts of several users for violating community guidelines.
  • This comes just a few days after WhatsApp faced technical issues and was down for several hours.
Just a few days after popular messaging app WhatsApp was down for a few hours, another app from Meta has started facing issues. Users across the world have reported issues with Instagram, with several accounts being suspended.

Social media apps such as Twitter and Facebook have been flooded with reports by users that either their account has been suspended or they are unable to use the app.

Instagram has acknowledged the issue in a tweet, saying that they are aware about the issue and working on it.

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“We're aware that some of you are having issues accessing your Instagram account. We're looking into it and apologize for the inconvenience,” Instagram said in a tweet.

Account suspended

Several users have received a notification from Instagram that their account has been suspended.


The notifications read – “We suspended your account on October 31, 2022.” Users have been given 30 days to disagree with the decision and request a review.

The notification reads that the account has been suspended as it “doesn’t follow our community guidelines.”

As Instagram has already confirmed that it is facing an issue, users need not worry if their account has been suspended and they have received such a notification.

Users report they have lost followers

Several users have also reported they have lost many of their followers. Cristiano Ronaldo, the most followed person on Instagram has reportedly lost over 2 million followers today.


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