Facebook's main site also appears to be affected by the outage, though not as severely as the standalone chat app.
Outages were reported on Tuesday afternoon in Britain and continental Europe, and on Tuesday morning in North America.
The outage comes as Facebook's stock price continues to slide.
"We're aware that some people are now having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps".
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Social media platform Facebook and its subsidiary services suffered a major outage across global regions for the second time this month.
We already have this option on our Facebook app at the time of writing, and from the looks of it, the recorded time spent is strictly based on the device you're using.
"I am coming to Twitter to see if Facebook is down".
You can access Your Time On Facebook by tapping the menu option in the Facebook app, and then tapping Settings & Privacy, followed by Your Time On Facebook.