Facebook has been having issues since 8:20 AM EDT.
Nearly 12,000 people reported to downdetector.com they could not access Facebook.
About 40 percent said they experienced a total blackout, 36 percent said they were unable to login and 23 percent reported they could not access the Facebook app.
According to Downstatus, 3,600 users indicating they had a problem using Instagram – far lower than Facebook’s stats.
No comments as of yet from Instagram or Facebook.
#facebookdown started trending on Twitter.
— Maliza (@malizab) October 11, 2017
— Shayla Raquel (@shaylaleeraquel) October 11, 2017