Facebook and Instagram are down

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WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) -- Thousands of users are reporting outages among two of the most popular social media networks worldwide.

Facebook and Instagram went down around 11:11 a.m. eastern time, according to Mashable.

There is no word yet from the social networks as to what caused the outage.

An outage map from Down Detector shows outages in the United States, Europe and parts of South America.

Many users suffering from the temporary disconnection are reacting to the outage on Twitter with witty responses.