LinkedIn back up following brief outage

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(Reuters) -Microsoft's LinkedIn said on Wednesday it was back up after a brief outage that had impacted thousands of users.

At one point during the day there were more than 48,000 reports of outages related to the business-focused social network in the U.S., according to outage tracking website

LinkedIn previously said on Wednesday that some users may be experiencing issues and that it was investigating.

Meta-owned Facebook and Instagram saw a more than two-hour long outage on Tuesday that was caused by a technical issue and impacted hundreds of thousands of users globally.

(Reporting by Sourasis Bose in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)