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Facebook, Instagram And WhatsApp Go Down In Global Outage

People took to the only social media platform left to them: Twitter.

Social media users around the world have taken to the last option they had left -- Twitter -- after both Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went down.

According to DownDetector.com, users around the world, including Australia, experienced outages of both social media platforms.

Instagram outage across the world. Source: DownDetector.com.

It appears that all three platforms began experiencing problems around the same time, shortly before 7am Australian EST.

WhatApp outage reports began in earnest just before 7am. Source: DownDetector.com.

Facebook, which also owns Instagram and WhatsApp, has yet to comment on the global outage, but people around the world are expressing relief that it's not just their platforms no longer working.