• Tue. Apr 23rd, 2024

Global WhatsApp Outage Affects Millions of Users, Followed by Instagram Disruptions

BySamantha Nguyen

Apr 4, 2024
WhatsApp Restores Service Following Global Outages – DW – 04/04/2024

On Wednesday, users of the messaging service WhatsApp reported that the app was experiencing issues. According to tracking website Downdetector.com, tens of thousands of outages were reported. However, the problem was resolved over three hours later when WhatsApp announced that they were back up and running.

During the outage, over 24,000 users in the United States were impacted. In India, nearly 46,000 users reported problems, with around 82,000 users in the United Kingdom and over 88,000 users in Brazil also experiencing issues. Additionally, more than 5,000 Instagram outages were recorded during the same time period.

Meta Platforms-owned apps have experienced outages before last month Facebook, Instagram and Threads suffered disruptions affecting hundreds of thousands of users. Meta Platforms reported that during the fourth quarter of 2193 almost 4 billion people were using at least one of their core products each month including Facebook WhatsApp Instagram or Messenger

By Samantha Nguyen

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