What you should know about roles
Reels is an Instagram feature that allows users to record videos up to 90 seconds long, set to audio.
They can then be shared on the platform with the idea of them going viral as the clips are stored in a section within the Explore tab called Stage.
Reels is available for both iOS and Android.
Problems with voice messages
Users say sending voice messages is proving to be a task since Instagram went down.
Users share problems they are having
Instagram users flocked to Downdetector to share their problems with the app.
One person wrote: “All my feeds were empty when I first logged in and an error message appeared on the left button of the screen saying a challenge was needed.”
“After some time I tried to get back in but it said I had been logged out and I couldn’t do anything because the code they said they had provided never arrived.”
Another wrote: “Unable to log in to the app or web.”