Instagram and WhatsApp suffered throuh an apparent outage found on Friday. It began in the vicinity of 1: 40 p. t. ET and lasted for more than half an hour.
WhatsApp was unable to connect to this server, and messages wasn’t being delivered. It’s not sparkling if the issue also seized with Facebook Messenger, which last year rolled out new functionality to allow cross-platform messaging out of Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram.
Instagram has been showing a 500 post, suggesting a back-end equipment error.
WhatsApp has more meets the eye two billion users, or Instagram has about a billion users. Facebook’s programmer status page did not screen any immediate outages.
Facebook spokesperson Leslie Grant said: “Earlier in these days, a technical issue instigated people to have trouble locating some Facebook services. Many of resolved this issue for everyone, and now we apologize for any inconvenience. ” The cause of the outage was not disclosed.
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Updated suffering from comment from Facebook.