How Nigerians took the news of the Instagram outage

Nigerians on social media were lamenting a brief outage in popular social media platform, Instagram. Down detector, a popular website also confirmed the outage.

The app displayed could not refresh feed, but the errors have since been rectified. The outage affected several countries.

What would happen to you if Instagram shut down permanently??? The past few mins gave us reasons to think,,righh??

— Olúwaségun (@oflondonn) October 3, 2018 

Welcome to Twitter you Instagrammers. No Slay Queens allowed. We do however slay the Queen’s English. #instagramdown

— Terfa Tilley-Gyado (@TerfaTG) October 3, 2018

Ever enterprising Nigerians seem to have figured out how to cash on the trend.

Implications of the outage

Several businesses could have lost millions of dollars, through interrupted campaigns, as well as advert revenue.

Instagram was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. Facebook bought the company in April 2012 for $1 billion.

 

Source: Nairametrics

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