'#Crisis': Twitter picks up the slack after Facebook and Instagram go down Posted at 12:45 pm on August 1, 2014 by Doug P. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Social media users are reporting that Facebook and Instagram have gone down today.Facebook is currently down for many users around the world http://t.co/Hp6oPdppw4 by @TheNextWoods— The Next Web (@TheNextWeb) August 1, 2014 Both Facebook and Instagram are down. Maybe that's the universe saying go talk to real people next to you 😀 pic.twitter.com/wg2OlW4eSO— Stephanie Quilao (@skinnyjeans) August 1, 2014Do NOT panic!#ThatMomentWhen Facebook AND Instagram are down. #HowWillWeLookAtPicturesOfCutePuppies ???? pic.twitter.com/PNnO9AvPF1— BarkBox (@barkbox) August 1, 2014Facebook is down…. pic.twitter.com/Hi8LLbmQN4— Official Comedy (@OfficialComedy) August 1, 2014Facebook isn't loading. Instagram isn't loading. But Twitter's got my back. I knew it was my fave for a reason.— TotInTow (@TotInTow) August 1, 2014Facebook is down, it wasn't Russia http://t.co/JMJB1jiQHv pic.twitter.com/1zXsB3Y7Um— RT (@RT_com) August 1, 2014Facebook has crashed. What will people between the ages of 35 and 45 do all afternoon?— Josh Rogin (@joshrogin) August 1, 2014Oh noooos Facebook is down how will I share pics of my beautiful child with the world!! pic.twitter.com/AMWo3WmGPU— AJ Ghergich (@SEO) August 1, 2014Facebook and Instagram are down. There will be a baby boom 9 months from now.— Whitney Hess (@whitneyhess) August 1, 2014#CRISIS RT @KFIAM640: Facebook is down due to unknown error. @ForkReporter can't show you what he's eating. More to follow.— Phineas Fahrquar (@irishspy) August 1, 2014Facebook is Down, its users are forced to run around in person now, showing pictures and saying: "Do you LIKE this!?!" #facebookdown— Greg Young (@PPCJedi) August 1, 2014Who cares about Facebook? Those are friends of the past.Twitter = friends of the future.— Julie Nilsson Smith (@julnilsmith) August 1, 2014Facebook is down, and I don't Instagram.HOW WILL PEOPLE KNOW WHAT I HAD FOR DINNER?— rodger nash (@rodgernash) August 1, 2014Facebook and Instagram are down. So this is the apocalypse.— Mike Gustafson (@mikelgustafson) August 1, 2014 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Tags: FacebookFacebook outageInstagramtwitter recent stories US News Charges against Shannon Brandt upgraded from criminal vehicular homicide to MURDER US News WHAT COULD GO WRONG? Gavin Newsom signs bill allowing minors from other states to receive medical gender transitions without parental consent Entertainment Rob Reiner conveniently forgets how many times HE claimed the 2016 election was stolen so HERE’S a bunch of his own tweets to REMIND him Login to VIP or Join VIP to Comment To change your comments display name, click here.