Instagram and Facebook Down, Users Advised to Re-Login and Reset Passwords

Facebook and Instagram users globally experienced log-in issues.

Users were unexpectedly logged out of both Facebook and Instagram.

Some users received prompts to change their log-in passwords.

The disruptions began around 8:30 pm on Tuesday.

Downdetector.com reported tens of thousands of outages for Facebook and Instagram.

Meta Platforms, the parent company, acknowledged the service issues.

Social media users turned to platforms like Twitter to discuss the outages and share their experiences.