20th November 2019

About last night’s WhatsApp outage

#WhatsAppDown trended as many WhatsApp users experienced an outage of the app last night, Zambia inclusive.

WhatsApp has apologized for the inconvenience caused in a statement via email, as TechCrunch reports, but still has not said what was wrong:

“Earlier today, WhatsApp users in all parts of the world were unable to access WhatsApp for a few hours. We have now fixed the issue and apologize for the inconvenience.”

None of WhatsApp’s social media pages have updated the public with what happened and they have not written anything on their blog either.

DownDetector reported over 21000 reports about the outage between 21:00 – 22:00hrs last night:

Here’s what some users had to say;

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