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Facebook Crashes Worldwide

UPDATE (3:00 pm ET): The Facebook outages appear to have subsided, yet the website has not yet announced the source of the problem.

Facebook experienced worldwide outages Wednesday morning.

At the time of publication, Facebook was receiving nearly 2,000 outage reports every 20 minutes, according to the website’s outage reporter.

Facebook suffered worldwide outages just before noon on Wednesday (screenshot: outage.report/Facebook)

Facebook suffered worldwide outages just before noon on Wednesday (screenshot: outage.report/Facebook)

The outage reports were reported in the United States, Canada, Turkey, India, Russia, Australia, several European countries, and other nations across the globe.

Users attempting to reach the Facebook-owned platform Instagram — at least on desktop computers — were also met with an error message.

The Daily Caller reached out in an email to a Facebook representative who could not highlight the source of the problem.

“We’re working on resolving,” the representative responded in a statement. “I don’t have an ETA on a fix yet. Thanks for your patience.”

Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks on stage during the annual Facebook F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., April 18, 2017. (photo credit: REUTERS/Stephen Lam)

Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks on stage during the annual Facebook F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., April 18, 2017. (photo credit: REUTERS/Stephen Lam)

This is a developing situation. Check back for updates. The Daily Caller is currently monitoring the situation.

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