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WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram down across the globe

The services stopped working reportedly about 17:30 GMT

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Instagram, Facebook, and WhatsApp apps are reportedly down in many countries.

Users from across the world are reporting to have issues with the apps on Android, iOS as well as PC.

The services are reported to be not available from 5:30 GMT on Friday.

Furthermore, Instagram and Facebook users were unable to update their news feed, meanwhile WhatsApp users have been unable to send or receive any messages.

The tracking website DownDetector on Friday evening reported that more than 38,000 people have reported issues with WhatsApp.

And as for Instagram and Facebook, over 30,000 and 1,600 reports have been registered so far, respectively.

According to the data shown on DownDetector, 67 percent of people are unable to refresh their news feed on Instagram while 19% are unable to login to their accounts.

While the remaining 13% have been complaining about Instagram.com being unresponsive.

Many of the social media users took to the Twitter platform to report about the glitch.

#whatsappdown soon became the top trend on the microblogging platform.

While many of the keyboard warriors got busy with the meme train as well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.