DownDetector status suggests that the outage affects the United States, parts of Latin America, the UK, Europe, and some parts of India, Australia, Pakistan, Malaysia, and New Zealand.
According to the website outage.report, there were 1276 reports of problems with Gmail in a 20 minute period.
Additionally, The Verge reports that some users are experiencing similar problems with Mark Zuckerberg's original social network.
One said: "Messages are stuck on sending and after I refresh the other person's messages disappear".
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The outages on Facebook, Messenger and Instagram began around noon and continued more than eight hours later. Users are also reporting issues with their Oculus accounts.
WhatsApp also is in the Facebook family of products, but it seems to be working.
Many users said they could not access Facebook's Ads Manager, saying it was out of order along with the entire platform. We've reached out to Facebook and Instagram to learn more. Some users are able to access the services like usual, while others retain access, but are unable to load new content and share posts. "We are investigating the issue and working on a resolution". If you were already signed into Spotify, it appears that your login is still valid, but once you sign out, you'll be unable to get back in. Facebook's latest global outage might be the longest outage we have ever seen which has started some wild conspiracy theories.
This story is developing.