Facebook and Instagram DOWN as users unable to share content

FACEBOOK and Instagram has gone down for thousands of users around the world.

Users are unable to share content on the social media platforms due to “issues”.

Complaints are flooding in on Facebook, with users being greeted with a login error code 2 message.

Independent outage monitor Down Detector has seen a spike of Facebook down reports today.

Around 36 per cent have reported picture issues while 35 per cent say Facebook has completely crashed.

Some users took to Twitter to complain.

One fan tweeted: “@facebook Are you guys having issues? I can’t login and getting error code 2??”

Another Facebook user posted: “Interesting. Try to post on Facebook about it and it won’t let you. My friends are checking on each other. The error code I got: IDEMPOTENCE_SYSTEM__DUPLICATE_IDEMOPTENT_INVOKE_REQUEST Duplicate idempotent request received.”

One added: “Getting weird error message on Facebook so can’t comment”.

And another wrote: “#FacebookDown”.