At around 9.15 pm, the users of Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram had to face a lot of trouble due to the server being down.
On Monday night (Indian time), the servers of Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram all over the world suddenly went down. At around 9.15 pm, the servers of all three went down, due to which the users had to face a lot of trouble. After about six hours, users could not use these three platforms. However, at 4.30 am on Tuesday, Facebook tweeted and informed that the services have been restored. Along with this, the company also apologized for the inconvenience caused to the users. When this problem of outage arose, people were neither able to send messages nor were they receiving any messages.
After the service was restored, WhatsApp also informed about this by tweeting from its official handle. WhatsApp said in its tweet that the service is gradually being restored and we are moving in this direction with utmost caution. Apologies to all those who have not been able to use WhatsApp for a while. Thank you all for your patience. We will share it with you when we have more information in this regard.
WhatsApp-Facebook issued a statement
Earlier, WhatsApp said that we have received complaints from some people about its not working. We are trying to fix it and will update as soon as possible. At the same time, parent company Facebook also issued a statement saying – We know that some people are facing problems with our apps and products. We are trying to fix it as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Market value fell by Rs 52 thousand crores, the stock dropped by seven percent
Facebook did not specify the reason for the malfunction. But according to the employees, it could be a problem with the Domain Name System (DNS). The shutdown also had an impact on Facebook’s share prices. Facebook’s share in the US stock market Nasdaq fell by seven percent, reducing the market value of Mark Zuckerberg’s company Facebook by Rs 52 thousand crores.
Wasn’t working on both web and smartphone Working
WhatsApp and Instagram were not working on both web and smartphone. This problem was occurring on all Android, iOS, and web platforms. People were neither getting new messages nor were they able to send messages to anyone. Similarly on Facebook and Instagram newsfeed refresh was getting the message ‘Cannot refresh’.
On DownDetector, people complained about the non-working of WhatsApp. Users also complained about Instagram and Facebook. Users are facing difficulties due to not sending messages. According to downdetector.com, Android and iOS users have experienced this problem and about 50,000 people have filed complaints about the server being down.
People gave information about the problem coming on these platforms on Twitter. There were 8.5 lakh tweets about the three social media platforms being down. WhatsApp also said on its Twitter handle that the IT team is working to resolve the issue. However, there was no statement from Facebook.
During this, people wrote a lot of messages on Twitter. Users complained on Twitter about the server down of Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram. Many people also shared funny memes about it.