By Cynthia Akande
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are all currently offline in several regions across the globe according to public statements from the three Facebook services.
The platforms owned by US-based tech giant, Facebook experienced outages on both desktop and mobile.
Many users across the globe reported being unable to access the apps of the popular services o Monday.
Facebook acknowledged the outages on Monday but did not say why its websites and applications were down.
“We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessing our apps and products,” Facebook spokesman Andy Stone said on Twitter.
“We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible, and we apologize for any inconvenience,” the platform added.
Meanwhile, Instagram tweeted: “Instagram and friends are having a little bit of a hard time right now, and you may be having issues using them. Bear with us, we’re on it!”