Given the wide scale of the outage, it suggests the issue was with Instagram's servers or the underlying infrastructure that allows users to gain access to the company's network.
Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Instagram logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. Indeed, a glance a Twitter yields thousands of posts expressing dismay that the popular social media app is down.
This was confirmed by the official PSN site, who said that issues are affecting the PS4, PS3, and PS Vita platforms.
Meanwhile, people have been reporting about the outage on other social networks, too.