WhatsApp goes down globally

WhatsApp goes down globally

A 3D printed WhatsApp logo is pictured on a keyboard in front of binary code in this illustration taken on Sept 24, 2021. (Photo: Reuters)
A 3D printed WhatsApp logo is pictured on a keyboard in front of binary code in this illustration taken on Sept 24, 2021. (Photo: Reuters)

WhatsApp, the instant messaging service owned by Meta Platforms Inc, appears to be experiencing a widespread outage, with thousands of users reporting issues.

Nearly 70,000 WhatsApp users reported issues including not being able to send messages or connect to the server, data from Down Detector showed on Tuesday morning.

Users around the world, including those in the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and Hong Kong reported disruptions.

In France, the popular messaging service stopped working for many users, with around 9,540 problems registered in the last 24 hours about the Meta Platforms owned service on the Downdetector.fr French website. 


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