Instagram confirms that its service is down due to a ‘feed delivery issue’ [Update: Now back]

Instagram confirms that its service is down due to a ‘feed delivery issue’ [Update: Now back] ...

If you envisaged flicking through Instagram this weekend then it might be worth taking an extra coffee and coming back a bit later as the Facebook-owned photo app is down right now due to a “feed delivery issue”.

Update: It looks like the service is back and working for a lot of people — TNW staff included — though that has not been confirmed by Instagram.

So. Much. Tech.

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We first noticed the outage, which is affecting the website and mobile apps, at around 9:00 EDT so this is a lengthy outage. The Instagram team is on the case now, however, so the app should be back working soon.

If you’re addicted to Instagram — like some — we recommend keeping an eye on the company’s Twitter account (@Instagram) for the latest.

Facebook bought Instagram for $1 billion back in 2012. The price was questioned by many at the time, but the company has gone from strength-to-strength under Facebook’s ownership: it now has over 200 million monthly active users and more than 20 billion photos have been shared on the service to date.

Also read: Facebook’s two-pronged mobile messaging app strategy

Thumbnail image via Thomas Coex / AFP / Getty Images

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