How to see how much time you waste on Facebook

Florence Fletcher
November 21, 2018

The hashtag #FacebookDown was trending on Twitter.

Facebook confirmed that its family of apps, which includes Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp, experienced outages over the course of several hours on Tuesday.

It's not clear right now how many users are affected.

Users are reporting problems accessing Facebook and Instgram just after 1pm GMT in the UK.

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The outage comes as Facebook's stock price continues to slide.

Down Detector shows most outages are in the central areas and east coast of the United States and throughout Europe. "We're working to resolve the issue as soon as possible", Facebook said in a Twitter post at 1535 GMT.

To access it, launch the app on your Android or iOS device, tap the hamburger icon on the top right corner, and scroll to the head to your Settings & Privacy section. Luckily, if you've been anxious to see how the feature works, you won't have to wait too long now because Facebook is now rolling out "Your Time on Facebook" globally, TechCrunch reports.

Do you remember when Facebook was down about a week ago? Many businesses use Facebook and Instagram to promote pivotal Black Friday sales, some of which have already started.

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