For some people, their Monday or Tuesday (depending on where they were in the world) came to a screeching halt when images of their well-lit, carefully filtered, and properly hash-tagged #brunches failed to be posted on everyone's favourite social media app: Instagram.
The sharing platform went out for hours due to causes not yet known or disclosed--frustrating most of its billion-plus active users.
Everyone should know by now that a massive outage like this will not pass by the netizens of the Internet quietly. An appropriately formed hashtag was born: #InstagramDown, to express the emotions surrounding the event, and expressions came aplenty. Some of the posts have turned into memes that range from whimsical to hysterical. Either way, the internet remains undefeated. Here are some of the responses from #InstagramDown: