WhatsApp suffers global outage

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WhatsApp phone users

By Taiwo Okanlawon

Cross-platform messaging App, Whatsapp is currently trending on Twitter after many users across the globe say the messaging app is down.

Down Detector, which monitors online services said a large bulk of the complaints are coming from Europe, including the UK and US, South America, India and Australia have also been affected

According to the site 89% of users can’t connect, the whole 8% are having trouble receiving messages and 1% can’t log into the Facebook-owned app.

According to The Verge Whatsapp rarely goes down – its last major outage being in April 2019 when it stopped working along with Facebook and Instagram for more than two hours.