NEW DELHI: Top social-media platforms WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook went down late Monday night as a suspected global outage and technical failure disrupted their services.
The platforms, owned by American internet giant Facebook, experienced outages around 9 PM, India time, and millions of users complained that fresh messages were not being loaded, and user feed disrupted.
We’re aware that some people are experiencing issues with WhatsApp at the moment. We’re working to get things back… https://t.co/qrhN0uJtpD
— WhatsApp (@WhatsApp) 1633364178000
When contacted, a Facebook spokesperson said in a statement, “We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessing our apps and products. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible, and we apologize for any inconvenience.”
We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessing our apps and products. We’re working to get things back t… https://t.co/SDkXC4H3ji
— Facebook (@Facebook) 1633364556000
No sooner than the outages impacted the services, users started complaining on micro-blogging site Twitter about the disruption in services.
Officials in the social-media giants said that urgent steps are being taken to sort out the issue at the earliest.