Is Facebook down? 'Technical problem' took Facebook down

UPDATE 11:43 AM: Some users have reported being able to get back into Facebook and Messenger

Service remains poor. Still having issues with Instagram and threads

For a brief moment on Tuesday morning, it seemed the entire Internet was united with one overwhelming question.

The tech giant's websites were shut down due to a technical issue, according to Meta communications head Andy Stone in an X post

At its peak, more than half a million Facebook outages were reported on the website Downdetector between 10 and 11 am

Similar issues were reported with other meta companies like Instagram, Messenger and Threads

Even the Meta Quest headset left users out, 9to5Mac.com reports