Many Facebook users across the world experienced problems accessing the social network Wednesday.
A number of users reported that the social network was back up after 1 p.m. ET.
Mashable reported that both desktop and mobile users experienced problems.
Users quickly turned to Twitter to vent their frustration at the Facebook problems. The hashtag #facebookdown was a trending search term in the U.S.
There were also reports of problems with Instagram, which is owned by Facebook.
“Earlier today, a networking issue caused some people to have trouble accessing Facebook services," explained Facebook, in a statement emailed to Fox News. "We quickly investigated and started restoring access within about an hour, and we have nearly fixed the issue for everyone. We’re sorry for the inconvenience.”
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