Instagram announces that it fixed a bug that caused millions of users to freeze their accounts

On October 31, 2022, Instagram experienced a functionality glitch around the world, causing some users to have their accounts suspended. Instagram acknowledged the issue and reported that it was fixed on November 1, 2022.

Instagram fixes outage that told millions their accounts were suspended - The Verge

The Instagram glitch occurred around 22:00 on October 31, 2022, Japan time. Looking at Downdetector, which monitors the communication status of major Internet services, reports of failures have increased sharply from around 22:00 and peaked around 23:00.

Instagram down? Current status and problems | Downdetector

In addition to simply not being able to access Instagram, some users received a message saying, ``Your account has been suspended on October 31, 2022,'' as if the account had been frozen. displayed.

According to the IT news site The Verge, when I checked the Instagram account of Cristiano Ronaldo , a popular soccer player, at 0:14 on November 1, about two hours after the failure occurred, 400 million It seemed that the number of followers with about 93 million people had decreased by about 3 million people. After that, it seems that the number of followers has returned to 493 million again.

Instagram's official Twitter account said at 23:14, ``We are aware that there is a problem accessing the Instagram account. We apologize for the inconvenience,'' and acknowledged the problem.

After that, Instagram's official Twitter account said, 'This bug has finally been resolved. It was causing the account to be inaccessible in various regions around the world, causing temporary changes in some follower counts. No!' he tweeted. Also, Adam Mosseri, CEO of Instagram, tweeted 'I'm sorry ...'.

At the time of writing the article, Instagram did not clarify the reason for the problem.

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