The company tweeted the following:
Instagram is experiencing some technical issues. We’re aware and working on a fix.
— Instagram (@instagram) August 28, 2014
We’ll keep refrshing the site and app until everything returns back to normal and we can once again post photos of ourselves as children. Plus, there’s a good chance meals all over the world will get cold as users keep trying to upload photos of their food to the service only to be met with an error.
Update: It’s back!