Facebook Messenger appears to be down across the world, with users confirming on various social services they can’t connect and send and receive messages.

Needless to say, Facebook has remained completely tight-lipped on everything related to the outage, but given the number of complaints that are posted pretty much everywhere, there’s a good chance the social network is already investigating the whole thing.

At the time of writing, DownDetector indeed confirms there are problems hitting Facebook Messenger, and the outage map indicates the service is down in several large regions, including the United States and Europe.

Users have also confirmed connectivity problems in Switzerland, Argentina, New York, Serbia, Lithuania, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, the United Kingdom, and several other countries.

Since the service is currently down, users can no longer send and receive messages, with some p… (read more)