Meta and its platforms
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Meta Platforms on Friday said it was aware of issues with its Ads Manager, its advertising tool that lets brands buy and create Facebook ads.

"Our engineering teams are aware and are actively looking to resolve the issue as quickly as possible," Meta said on its status page as quoted by Reuters.

The update came after thousands of users reported having trouble with the company's social media apps, which include Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp.

More than 15,000 users in total said they were having trouble accessing Meta’s apps, according to

"We're aware that some people are having trouble accessing our products. We're working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible, and we apologize for any inconvenience," a Meta spokesperson said, according to Reuters.

In late May, Instagram was down for more than 98,000 users for several hours. Over 175,000 users reported they were unable to use the platform at the peak of the outage.

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