social media platform instagram

Did you also experience the problem accessing your Instagram yesterday?  “Sorry, something went wrong” while accessing yours into account? Were you not able to load the posts for Instagram stories or feeds? Then you might have thought that maybe there was some problem with your internet connection or some people might have just ignored this issue. But this was not a problem at your end. This issue occurred because recently on Thursday afternoon, suddenly the giant social media platform hit an outage. It was showing up the error message “couldn’t refresh feed” on mobile devices. While on the desktop, it was showing “Sorry, something went wrong.”

The issue has been solved. Now you can use your Instagram accounts uninterruptedly. It was a technical issue that hit Instagram and caused trouble to many people accessing their Instagram accounts. A spokesperson from Instagram said, “We are now fully recovered and apologize for the inconvenience.”

Instagram is the most popular and widely used social media platform used all over the world nowadays. Even it has left behind Facebook and Twitter in the race of popularity. Mostly, youngsters all over the world are getting too much attracted to Instagram because of its features. People are so much addicted to Instagram, they look out their accounts at least 4 to 5 times a day, unlike Facebook users. After Instagram came in the list of social media platforms, it gradually succeeded in gaining the attention of the audience leaving other social media platforms behind.

This outage of Instagram was recorded all over the globe, such as Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, South America, and some parts of North America.

A tweet was seen on Twitter by Instagram stating: “We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessing their Instagram accounts. We’re working quickly to fix the issue.”

At the time when Instagram was not working, many people diverted to Twitter, and in no time twitter having hashtags #Instagramdown. People also flooded Twitter with memes about the outage of Instagram.