WhatsApp Faces Outage, Users Flag Concern Globally


New Delhi: Messaging application WhatsApp experienced a global outage, leaving countless users unable to access the service around 11:45 PM on Wednesday. Users trying to log in to the app or access WhatsApp Web, the browser-based version of the platform, were met with an error message indicating that the service was currently unavailable.

The disruption prompted a surge in reports on Downdetector, a website that monitors internet outages, with numerous users encountering difficulties while attempting to use WhatsApp.

The recent crash of WhatsApp sparked the trending hashtag #WhatsAppDown on social media platform X, as numerous users found themselves unable to use the messaging app even after attempting to reboot it.

As per reports, the WhatsApp outage started at approximately 11:45 PM, coinciding with a similar disruption on Instagram.

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Earlier in March, a widespread disruption affected users of Instagram, Facebook, and Threads, with many users experiencing unexpected logouts from their accounts. Numerous users reported being forcibly logged out of their accounts, encountering difficulties in logging back in, and facing challenges with two-factor authentication codes required for login attempts. The disruption impacted both the mobile applications and the desktop versions of the platforms.

However, Meta is yet to issue a statement on the outage on Wednesday. 

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Several X users took to the social media platform to post memes over the outage. Here are some of them:


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