WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook’s services are apparently encountering technical glitches since before on Wednesday. The blackout gives off an impression of being worldwide, with media reports and tweets uncovering that the issue is common across Europe, USA and Africa also. In India, while the WhatsApp talk interface and Instagram posts and stories are dynamic, transferring any type of media, including calls and images, appears to be frozen.
Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram Faces Global Outage
Sending of videos are as yet dynamic, indicating this might be a type of an across the board server bug keeping people from downloading content that has been shared.
As of 8:30 pm IST, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Instagram had been idle for about over 60 minutes. While trading instant messages on WhatsApp stayed potential, clients in different parts of the world, such as Scotland and Zimbabwe affirmed that the app had gone down totally in Europe and the US. With no official update yet, there is no clearness on when the features may be restored.
(11:50PM IST): At 9:48PM IST, Facebook’s global Twitter handle broadcast that it is aware of the issue, and is working on a fix. The Facebook statement read, “We’re aware that some people are having trouble uploading or sending images, videos or other files on our apps. We’re sorry for the trouble and are working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible.” As of right now, the issues still persist on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on both Android and iOS.
(July 4, 8:50AM IST): Facebook has confirmed that after a rather lengthy outage, all services have been restored across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. A report has also independently confirmed that services are now back to functioning properly. A statement shared by Facebook on Twitter reads, “Earlier today, some people and businesses experienced trouble uploading or sending images, videos and other files on our apps and platforms. The issue has since been resolved and should be back at 100% for everyone. We’re sorry for any inconvenience.”