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Instagram saw highest outage, Twitter least in Q4 2019: Downdetector

Social media apps outage in Q4 2019.
Social media apps outage in Q4 2019. (Pixabay)

Facebook’s suite of social media sites outage on November 28, 2019 was one of many social outages in Q4 2019.

Facebook-owned Instagram experienced the highest outage in the fourth quarter of 2019 with 21,682 reports at the peak on November 28, 2019, while Twitter reported the least amount of outage complaints with 15,952 reports at the peak on October 22, 2019, according to a new report on Tuesday.

The Twitter outage lasted only about a half an hour, leaving unable to tweet, retweet, like tweets or access their account at the peak of the outage, according to the findings by Downdetector, a company which tracks outages in technology platforms and social media sites.

Facebook also experienced an outage on November 28 with 12,726 reports at the peak. The outage lasted about five hours and affected users across the globe.

Facebook and Instagram outage.
Facebook and Instagram outage. (Downdetector)

"The Facebook family of social media sites outage on November 28, 2019 was one of many social outages in Q4 2019. The outage lasted about five hours and affected users in the US, Germany, Italy and Spain," said the report titled "What Went Down? The Most Significant Online Service Outages in Q4 2019".

"A combined 34,408 Facebook and Instagram users reported outages at the peak of the outage," it added.

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