An Instagram outage that began Monday morning is locking customers out and telling a lot of them that “we suspended your account on October 31, 2022.”
The platform confirmed the issue on Twitter, stating, “We’re aware that some of you are having issues accessing your Instagram account. We’re looking into it and apologize for the inconvenience.”
This morning, many customers, together with a few of us right here at The Verge, obtained notifications saying they’re suspended from the platform. Reports of the problem appear concentrated amongst iPhone customers, with some saying their app was lately crashing and unusable forward of an replace earlier this morning.
The suspensions additionally seem like inflicting follower counts to drop dramatically, giving us some perspective as to what number of customers are experiencing the problem. As famous by our social media supervisor Tristan Cooper, The Verge’s Instagram account dipped by 10,000 followers as we speak. A fast take a look at Cristiano Ronaldo’s Instagram account exhibits it seems to have misplaced 3 million followers from the 493 million it had simply at some point in the past, and Instagram’s own primary account is down by over one million.