Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Erin Scott | Reuters
Facebook on Friday experienced an outage that interrupted its services, including its social network, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp.
“Earlier today, a technical issue caused people to have trouble accessing some Facebook services,” a Facebook spokeswoman said in a statement. “We resolved this issue for everyone, and we apologize for any inconvenience.”
The issues began around 1:30 p.m. ET and were resolved in about an hour.