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Is Facebook down? Instagram and Facebook experienced a short outage Thursday. Here's what we know.

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The common theme of social media outages is to jump on another network to vent.

As with nearly every Facebook and Instagram outage, users headed to Twitter on Thursday with the hashtag #InstagramDown quickly becoming one of the top trending topic in the United States. 

Facebook started having problems at around 5:30 p.m. ET, with issues popping up across Facebook proper, Facebook Messenger and Instagram around the world, according to Downdetector.com.

A message many users saw: “Sorry, something went wrong” and on the app under news and groups, a message said the pages weren’t available and that it “may be because of technical error that we’re trying to get fixed.”

And the tweets started flying immediately.

About 20 minutes later, the platforms started working again for many users.

Facebook didn’t immediately respond to USA TODAY’s request for comment Thursday.

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