After facing outage for couple of hours, WhatsApp has now started running for some users. Although not all features are running normally, many users are now able to send and receive message.
Earlier, Meta owned popular instant messaging platform WhatsApp was reported to be down in many parts of the world including India. Multiple users have claimed that they were not able to send, receive or even login in their account through WhatsApp.
According to Downdetector, the website which monitors real-time problem & outage, user reports indicate WhatsApp faced problems since 3:17 AM EDT (12:47 pm). It adds, in India, about 28,413 users have reported the problem on their website at around 12:30 pm. 69% of the people who have reported the issue complains to have problem in sending messages, while 7% are facing problem with the App and 24% of them are reporting problem with the server connection.
Meta issues statement
Meta has officially acknowledged the problem. “We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble sending messages and we’re working to restore WhatsApp for everyone as quickly as possible,” a Meta spokesperson said.