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19 Mar 2021
8:15 pm

It’s not just you -WhatsApp and Instagram aren’t working for everyone

Citizen reporter

The outage seems to not have affected Facebook, however.

Whatsapp seen on an iPhone, 14 January 2021. Picture: Neil McCartney

Instant messaging app WhatsApp is experiencing a global outage, along with Instagram.

Users across the world have flooded Twitter with complaints about being unable to use the apps, which are both owned by Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook.

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The outage seems to not have affected Facebook, however, but users said Facebook Messenger was also down.

The outage tracking website downdetector.com reported that all three Facebook-owned apps – Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram – were not working globally, according to NDTV.

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