Connectivity issue crashes Facebook’s WhatsApp messenger
The users of Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messenger suffer a global outrage. The connectivity issues are faced across the globe from the U.K. to Indonesia.
Since Friday afternoon at 2:38 a.m. WhatsApp is facing the trouble reports a website named ‘Downdetector’ that tracks outrages.
Multiple users in India report the problem about Facebook and Twitter. Other users from countries including Myanmar, Russia, Vietnam and Brazil reported the same issue in their countries too on social media.
After initial complaints of an outage, it had begun functioning about 30 minutes later.
The extent of the outage was not immediately known, but some users reported that WhatsApp, the world’s most popular messaging service, A spokeswoman for Facebook in Singapore said the company was investigating the matter.
Whatsappdown was the top trending item on Twitter in India, which is its biggest market with roughly 200 million of its billion-plus users.
Users in Malaysia and Singapore also complained of WhatsApp being down in those regions. The past 24-hours have been a tricky time for social media platforms, as U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal Twitter account went down abruptly.