Instagram hashtags not working today

Reason #1 for Instagram Hashtags Not Working: Your Profile Has Been Shadowbanned or Flagged as Spam
Using hashtags that are not relevant to the content
Copying Whole Sets of Hashtags From Your Competitors’ Posts 5
Check If Your Account Is Shadow-banned or Flagged as Spam 3
May 21, 2023 · Update (5:30 pm PT): Instagram has announced that the app is back up via their Instagram Comms Twitter account: “Instagram is back! Sorry for the trouble – we had a brief outage earlier