Outage hits Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Services

Insight Bureau: A major social media outage hit services of Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram, bringing the communication system to a standstill. However, Twitter was running without any glitch – the only medium that provided latest updates to the Social Media users.

The above Apps are owned by Facebook and run on shared infrastructure. The outage started at around 9:10 PM IST and continued for hours before getting back to normal in the wee hours.

WhatsApp tweeted at 9:46 PM IST:

“We’re aware that some people are experiencing issues with WhatsApp at the moment. We’re working to get things back to normal and will send an update here as soon as possible.

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Thanks for your patience!”

They again tweeted at 4:47 AM IST

“Apologies to everyone who hasn’t been able to use WhatsApp today. We’re starting to slowly and carefully get WhatsApp working again.

Thank you so much for your patience. We will continue to keep you updated when we have more information to share.”

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