Facebook Instagram and Whatsapp hit by global disruption

Users also reported issues with Facebook’s instant messaging service Messenger.

Downdetector tracks interruptions by collecting status reports from a variety of sources, including user-submitted bugs on its platform.

According to downdetector, Facebook was the most affected platform followed by Instagram and WhatsApp.

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Downdetector showed that WhatsApp interruption was reported at. 20:23 (Pakistani standard time) and it shot up to 1,082 complaints at. 20:38.

Meanwhile, the social media giant’s instant messaging platform WhatsApp was also down for over 35,000 users, while Messenger was down for almost 9,800 users.

According to Downdetector, the Instagram outage was first reported at. 19:59, while Facebook went down almost at the same time.

WhatsApp announced in a statement that they are working on restoring the service.

“We are working to get things back to normal and will post an update here as soon as possible,” the Facebook-owned messaging platform wrote in a tweet.

Facebook has experienced similar widespread outages with its suite of apps this year in March and July.

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