Many Instagram users noticed a major issue on the Instagram app on Friday, March 19, and they immediately went to Twitter to check on it. According to Downdetector, Instagram reportedly experienced a widespread outage around 1:30 p.m. ET, with users receiving an error message showing the app was unable to refresh. Elite Daily reached out to Instagram for comment on the reported widespread outage but did not hear back at the time of publication. As users panicked about possibly bad wifi and flocked to Twitter to see what the Instagram issue is, they also shared hilarious tweets and memes about "Instagram down" on March 19 that will make you LOL at how relatable the panic was.
Luckily for users who experienced the outage, it appears that Instagram has fixed the issue. For anyone who has experienced a rude interruption of your scroll, even a few minutes of an app outage can feel like an eternity. With over 100,00 reports of Instagram’s outage on Downdector by 1:38 p.m. ET, clearly a lot of people experienced the immediate panic of having a wrench thrown in their social media routine.
Disappointed Instagram users flocked to Twitter to post about the outage, making plenty of hilarious memes:
Since their scroll was interrupted, other Twitter users tried to figure out what to do with themselves:
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