Instagram down? Social media app crashing for users globally

Having issues accessing your Instagram since morning? Well, you are not alone. Apparently, the app has been crashing for users all over the world since yesterday.

At the time of writing, over 1000 reports were spotted on, a website that tracks web outages. Instagram has not acknowledged the problem yet.

Over on Twitter the hashtag #Instagram is trending with users expressing their confusion as to what is happening with the app.

Google services including Gmail and YouTube suffered a major outage earlier this week. Google had later clarified that users were unable to access the service owing to authentication issues caused by an internal storage quota issue.