WhatsApp Messenger, a cross-platform mobile messaging app for smartphones which allows users to send and receive messages, photos, and other information and is considered an alternative to text messages or SMS is currently down at many locations. Many users are unable to send images,videos or upload status on WhatsApp.
A quick look at the micro-blogging site Twitter conveys there are many others affected by the same issue. For a quick glance, here’s how some of the complainants word the problem.
Down detector – a renowned service that gives details about live outages – also conveys that WhatsApp is indeed going through a glitch in some regions as can be seen in the image below:
DownDetector Whatsapp outage map shows the most affected users are from; India, Europe, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Brazil.
Any official word on the matter? No, not yet. We’re not able to obtain a word from the official service channels or their social media handles.
Rest assured, we’re keeping a close eye on all related developments, and will update the story with relevant info as and when we come across any. So in case, you’re encountering the issues discussed here, stay tuned for updates.
The issue has been fixed now. As many users are reporting that they are able to send images and videos now.
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