Problems were particularly focused in the UK and US, according to the tracking website Downdetector
Instagram has stopped working, leaving users unable to post. The outage came at the same time as issues at Instagram's owner Facebook, where users were also unable to post photos, comment or use a variety of other parts of the site.
Problems were particularly focused in the UK and US, according to the tracking website Downdetector. But they were being reported across the world, with thousands of users complaining about the issues, reports The Independent.
Many users reported that the app might load as normal, with photos showing. But trying to upload a picture or update stories would fail.
Instagram – and Facebook – have been hit by a series of problems in recent months. The services have repeatedly gone down, with some of those outages lasting for many hours.