Instagram says it fixed the bug that caused many accounts to be suspended
Instagram login issues lasted over 8 hours on Monday.
Thousands of Internet users from all over the world could not access their Instagram account Monday morning, because it had been suspended for no apparent reason. Instagram took more than eight hours to fix the problem.
Users experienced other issues with the app on Monday, such as a sudden drop in the number of people following Instagram. their account. This is particularly the case of the professional soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo, who lost 3 million fans on his Instagram account before recovering them a few hours later.
Followers of the application also had connection problems or their news feed did not refresh, according to comments published on the computer failure detection site Downdetector.com.
At around 10:15 a.m. Monday, Instagram tweeted to its Twitter account stating that it was aware of the internet users' issues.
We are reviewing the situation and we apologize for the inconvenience, the post reads.
It was not until 6 p.m. that the photo app company posted a new tweet apologizing, and claiming to have fixed the bug.
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It was causing problems accessing the accounts of people located in different parts of the world and causing a temporary change in the number of subscriptions for some people.
Accounts that had been suspended for no apparent reason should be working again.