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12 Things to do when Facebook or Instagram is Down!

When Facebook is down or Instagram is down the world panics!

But really, for most people, it isn’t the end of the world – just a bit frustrating. Especially when your work relies on being active on social media.

How long is Instagram down today? So far, no-one knows.

However, it’s also a nice ‘enforced’ kind of break from social media, isn’t it?

Here’s what to do instead of Instagram today! They might also be some ideas if you want to know how to get off social media generally. Social media addiction is a thing – and I’m not judging one bit!

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What to do when Facebook or Instagram is Down!

If you’re twiddling your thumbs with social media down, here are a few suggestions on what to do instead of the scroll:

Send me a message

Tell me what your current challenges are and I’ll see if I can help :) You can contact me here.

Phone a friend

Call your bestie/family or someone you’ve been meaning to call for ages but didn’t get around to. Perfect time!

Meal plan

Meal plan for the next few days – you can grab a free printable Meal Planner and Shopping List here!


Clean your desk/room/laundry.


Check out the new releases in my Shop! But don’t spend more than you intent do. You can grab some ideas to SAVE money here.

Get Productive

Get productive at work – some tips here on how to be productive when working from home.

Be grateful

Write a gratitude list – let me know what you’re grateful for!


Here are 13 things you can declutter right now. PLUS a free Decluttering Checklist.

Listen to a Podcast

My latest podcast episode is here!

Write a list!

Here’s some inspo for fun lists to write.

Fill your notebooks

You can get 49 ideas for your notebooks here.

Catch up with my latest posts when Facebook is down!

Here are some of the latest ones. Something else to do with the Facebook site down!

When it’s back, you can Like my Facebook Page here and follow me on Instagram here.

Do you have any tips on how to quit Facebook addiction or how to stop using Facebook so much?
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