WhatsApp is DOWN leaving thousands of users unable to chat with friends

  • 4 weeks   ago
WhatsApp is DOWN leaving thousands of users unable to chat with friends

WhatsApp is DOWN! Facebook-owned app experiences global outage that leaves thousands of users unable to chat with friends

You may think your friends are ignoring you in WhatsApp, but the silence is a result of an outage.

The Facebook-owned app experienced issues around 4pm ET and has plagued tens of thousands of users across the globe.

Many users reported issues with connecting to the platform, along with  sending or receiving messages and logging in.

The outage appears to be plaguing the Americas, Europe and parts of Asia -but reports are coming from all parts of the world.

 

According to DownDetector, a site that monitors outages for websites and online services, began showing complaints WhatsApp was down Tuesday afternoon.

And within some 30 minutes, more than 19,000 users shared their frustration on the site.  

Issues appeared in Europe and South America and seem to be surfacing in the US, mainly in Florida and New York, as time progresses, with Americans saying they are unable to make calls in the app. 

Downdetector shows that many users are unable dealing with connection issues, followed by problems with sending and receiving messages - only some three percent are unable to log into the app. 

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