Tech: Social Media app, WhatsApp is down
Are you wondering why you can’t message anyone on WhatsApp at the moment? The cross-platform messaging and VOIP app, WhatsApp is currently down. The popular messaging platform went down and it’s parent Company also went down minutes later.
Social Media platforms WhatsApp and Facebook have gone down affecting millions of users worldwide. WhatsApp was first to stop working at about 17:20 GMT and Facebook followed about 30 minutes later.
Facebook, which owns WhatsApp came under fire for concerns over privacy policies the social media giant plans to inteoduce to WhatsApp which resulted in many people leaving WhatsApp for rival platforms like Telegram.
The platform was working at least until 17:20 GMT when it suddenly stopped working. It remains to be seen how long the platform will be out of service and which part of the world are affected by the outage as millions across the globe use the platform for instant messaging and voice-over IP services.