The discussions were offline for 30 minutes and no, we didn’t go back to Twitter

Threads, Instagram’s popular alternative to the struggling

People who tried to access the platform via the desktop or the Threads app found blank screens and empty feeds. There was no indication that Instagram, with which Threads is somewhat closely integrated, was experiencing similar issues.

Down detector on thread

(Image credit: Future), which tracks consumer complaints about online service outages, noted a sharp increase in complaints from about 1:30 p.m.