Europe worst hit in Facebook app meltdown with hundreds reporting issues

Facebook users across the world are reporting problems accessing the popular social media platform on their phones. The Down Detector website has received hundreds of reports of problems and numerous people are complaining that the app is repeatedly crashing and staying open for no more than two seconds. A live map shows that Europe is the most severely hit, followed by the east coast of the United States. Parts of Japan and South America have also seen a spike in the number of reported issues.