UPDATED WhatsApp DOWN Today - Messaging app offline for many users

On the afternoon of October 4, it seems as though WhatsApp is down for users across the world.

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Reports have been flying in on Twitter, which is one of the few remaining functioning social media sites, with users saying that they're unable to connect.

Latest - WhatsApp Aware of Issues

WhatsApp's official account has tweeted to acknowledge the issues. They are working on a fix and hope to have more info soon.


WhatsApp DOWN Today - October 4

It's not clear what's causing the issues quite yet, but since Facebook and Instagram are down too, it's likely to be something on Facebook's end, as they're a family of platforms.


We'll let you know as soon as we hear more about a fix or any potential news on what's causing the outage.

Users Flooding to Twitter

Since many users can't log into or refresh Instagram and Facebook, they're flooding to Twitter to talk to someone... anyone!


They're still none the wiser as to why the other apps aren't working, however.

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