The global social media outage has been going on for over five hours.
Most of all, the failure affected Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp in all countries of the world, including Russia.
The last major global outage in 2019 lasted for about an hour.
The NASDAQ stock index fell more than 2.3% as of 21:00 Moscow time amid disruptions in the world's leading social networks. According to Forbes, the fortune of the head of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, decreased by almost $ 7 billion amid a fall in the company's shares by more than 5%.
Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer said social networking specialists are working to fix network problems.