WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook Suffer Massive Outage

WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook experience a worldwide outage, leaving users unable to send messages or load feeds.

  • WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook experience a worldwide outage, leaving users unable to send messages or load feeds.
  • The outage affects Meta-owned platforms globally, with thousands of reports on the Downdetector outage tracker.
  • Services resume after approximately an hour, but users express frustration and share memes on social media.

WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook encountered a significant outage, causing frustration among users globally. Meta-owned platforms experienced technical difficulties, with users unable to send messages or access feeds. In India alone, over 30,000 reports were registered on the Downdetector outage tracker, highlighting the widespread impact of the outage.

The outage, which lasted for approximately an hour, led to the hashtag #WhatsAppDown trending on social media platforms. WhatsApp users reported issues with making calls and accessing features like Updates and Communities. Similarly, Instagram, another Meta-owned platform, registered over 2000 reports of outage. The disruption extended to Facebook and Messenger, affecting users across different global markets.

Despite the inconvenience, services have now resumed, bringing relief to users. However, the outage sparked an outpouring of memes on social media, reflecting users’ frustration and the reliance on these platforms for communication and connectivity.