Down for hours, Facebook, Instagram suffer a major global outage

Facebook and Instagram on Wednesday suffered a major global outage. Users were unable to access the two platforms on their smartphones as well as on desktop. Messenger is also down for several users. Some users complained that they could not log into their Facebook accounts. Instagram and Messenger users also faced similar problems. Some also complained that the News Feed was not refreshing at all. WhatsApp is also partially down for some users as they are unable to access some key features such as voice notes. Facebook said it was…

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Facebook, Twitter make LoC irrelevant for users in two parts of Kashmir

Thousands of users from PoK and Gilgit-Baltistan region are friends with each other on Facebook Internet particularly social networking sites have made the Line of Control which is known as ‘khooni lakeer’ or bloody line to many people living on the two sides of the de facto border irrelevant in many ways. Thousands of Facebook users in Jammu and Kashmir are in the friend list of those from Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan region of the State which Pakistan claims to be its ‘Northern Areas’. They interact through the website and exchange…

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