Facebook and Instagram suffer widespread outage affecting users in United States, Asia.

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Facebook is suffering a widespread outage Tuesday affecting users in the United States, Asia and Australia.

The social media giant's Instagram service is also inaccessible.

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Instagram said on its Twitter account that it is aware of an outage and is working on a fix.

There was no immediate statement from Facebook.

Facebook had 1.25 billion monthly active users at the end of September.