Downdetector, a platform that tracks the outage reviews for nearly all on-line apps and companies, additionally recorded the outage for a while. In India, the outage reviews peaked at round 1,500 and on the time of writing, the reviews have been down to only under 1,000.
In line with the platform, round 76% customers have been going through points with the net shopper, 17% have reported outages with the app and seven% confronted points with sending messages – each textual content and media.
Media reviews urged that the outage was international and WhatsApp customers took to Twitter claiming that they have been unable to attach with the servers. It’s unclear what brought about the outage and WhatsApp didn’t launch any official assertion concerning the explanations behind the difficulty.
TOI-Devices Now crew additionally checked for a similar and the members of the crew have been unable to attach with one another on the platform for a brief time period.
Whereas it appears the difficulty is now resolved, some customers on Twitter nonetheless declare that WhatsApp isn’t working for them.
Not the primary outage
This isn’t the primary time when WhatsApp has suffered an outage. The messaging app sporadically suffers such outages. In October final 12 months, the messaging app witnessed a two-hour service disruption.
At the moment, the Meta-owned app mentioned it fastened the glitch and the service was restored. “The brief outage was a result of a technical error on our part and has now been resolved,” mentioned a Meta spokesperson in an announcement.
“We know people had trouble sending messages on WhatsApp today. We’ve fixed the issue and apologise for any inconvenience,” the assertion added.