Instagram Users Report Widespread Disruption
Many Instagram users woke up Monday to an alarming notification
That their accounts had been suspended for violating community guidelines
Users sought answers on Twitter and other platforms
Instagram confirmed the outage.
“We’re looking into it and apologize for the inconvenience,”
the company said
they were notified that their accounts had been suspended rather than just being unable to access them.
Users who received the notification were given the option to appeal the decision within 30 days.
“If we can’t confirm your account, it will be permanently disabled,”
the notice said.
The website DownDetector.com, which users can report outages to, showed that reports of an issue started around 9 a.m. Eastern.
Instagram representatives did not immediately respond to further questions.