WhatsApp, Instagram And Facebook Down For 1000s Of Users

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WHATSAPP, Instagram, And Facebook Goes Down For 1000s Of Users

Whatsapp, Instagram, and Facebook went down this afternoon at around 5.20 UK time, leaving thousands of users unable to use the apps.

DownDetector, the online service that reports if apps are working or not, said that over 20,000 Instagram users and 9,000 WhatsApp users had reported an outage just after 5.20pm UK time, while on In Instagram, around 77 per cent of users reported not being able to access their newsfeed.

On WhatsApp, 71 per cent of users had reported struggling to get a connection, while 26 per cent were unable to send or receive messages, and another 5,000 Facebook users also reported an outage at 5.32pm UK time.

All three of the apps are owned by Facebook, and there has been no explanation as to what caused the outage.


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Chris King

Originally from Wales, Chris spent years on the Costa del Sol before moving to the Algarve where he is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at editorial@euroweeklynews.com