Instagram, Twitter's Vine and other sites face outages

Last Updated: Mon, Aug 26, 2013 04:40 hrs

In the series of popular websites facing outages, the latest to join are Instagram and Twitter's video-sharing app Vine as users reported slow loading or total unavailability of the app.

Even Amazon's unit that runs web servers for other companies including online home rental service AirBnB also reported outage issues coinciding with the slowdown of other popular sites.

According to, AirBnB said that it was temporarily down because of Amazon server problems.

Instagram tweeted that some users of the app were facing trouble loading the app and that it was working on the problem and Vine also posted a similar tweet.

The report added that later Vine appeared to be working while Instagram and AirBnB were working but slow. (ANI)

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