Maria Montero

WhatsApp suffered a global outage that left users unable …

In the late afternoon WhatsApp users around the world faced an outage, which prevented them from sending or receiving messages through the messaging service. Some users also complained that they could not log into the application. Both iOS and Android users were affected by what caused the outage.

Even Downdetector, a website To check if a platform is facing an outage, it also confirmed that between 23:30 and January 22 and around 1:00 am on January 23, WhatsApp was down.

Representative image. Reuters

If you look at the graph below, around midnight, there was a dramatic spike in reports that Downdetector Received about service interruption.

By website, approximately 45 percent of WhatsApp users had connection-related problems, 37 percent had problems sending or receiving messages, and 16 percent of users had problems logging in.

A screenshot from downdetector.com.

A screenshot from downdetector.com.

“Yesterday, WhatsApp users experienced problems with accessing the application and sending messages. The problem was resolved in a few minutes, “said a WhatsApp spokesperson. tech2.

Naturally, this disruption will soon turn to outrage on Twitter:

As you can see from the tweets above, and a million more people on Twitter, the people affected by the outage around the world. According to the downstream detector map, the outage primarily affected parts of the United States, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Venezuela, India, and Malaysia.

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