WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram back after outage in various regions
The reason for the outage is not yet known.
Messaging application WhatsApp has been back after facing major outage across several regions.
Thanks for your patience, that was a long 45 minutes but we are back! #WhatsAppDown— WhatsApp (@WhatsApp) March 19, 2021
Other social media platforms such as Instagram and Facebook Messenger which also suffered an outage on Friday night, are back to functioning normally.
Users were earlier unable to send or receive messages.
According to Down Detector website, more than 121,000 users reported having problems with Instagram.
Social media was buzzing with people wondering about the possible reasons.
Twitter users shared messages with hashtags: #Whatsappdown #facebookdown and #instagramdown.
Evalynn tweeted: “Wow! I was looking so good and wanted to post a picture. Now I cannot.”
While Ashish Gos took a jibe: “All WhatsApp and Instagram users coming to twitter to check if their net is working.”
Josiah Imperial wrote: “I thought my account was hacked.”
The region for the outage is not yet known, but the users of the app had reported the problem on Twitter.
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