UPDATE: WhatsApp back online after mysterious worldwide outage

Popular messaging app, WhatsApp is back online after a mysterious worldwide outage on Thursday afternoon.

The outage was reported by various media outlets, as well as users from around the world.

“WhatsApp users around the world are unable to access the service. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working to fix the issue as soon as possible,” a spokesperson for the app said during the outage.

Reports indicate the outage began at 6:00 pm GMT, with the website, Down Detector showing users in the UK, Europe and America being affected.

WhatsApp has over 1.2 billion users around the globe.

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6 Comments

  1. Tony
    December 5, 2017

    Hello and good morning my people. WhatsApp is owned by Facebook and it’s a Spying platform for Five Eyes.

  2. Let The Truth Be Known - Original
    November 30, 2017

    This is strange. Early evening in Toronto I went to my bank. I noticed it was practically empty of customers. I was happy about that, thinking I would get fast service for a change and not have to wait some minutes, even approximately half-an-hour to be served.
    One of the staff greeted me and told me the computer system is down and it is not known when it will be restored. Well, I know some of the staff. I saw the manager, a nice person and had a chat with her. I made a joke with her and the supervisor and said: “You will have to pay me for my time.” I told her I hope the system will be restored on Friday also stating the bank will be busier tomorrow. I visualize the line-up even though there are three ATM machines in the building.
    This is the worst time of the month, end of the month for this to occur. I thought the system was probably hacked. I have not yet listened to the local news to hear if the computer system breakdown will be broadcasted.

  3. Tetemorne
    November 30, 2017

    Yes Wats App down I trying check on my woman No Wats App I so vex ,,,she know I waiting for she ppl in gray tell Shirley bring my biscuit befor she go work

  4. Amarossa
    November 30, 2017

    Whatsapp probably been hacked.

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