Meta confirms WhatsApp is down worldwide

CERT-MU Information Security News – 21 July 2023

WhatsApp, the globally renowned messaging app, unexpectedly went offline today, leaving its vast user base unable to send or receive messages. This interruption has sparked immense global disruption, as individuals and businesses depend heavily on WhatsApp for communication. The outage was first flagged by users who reported their issues on DownDetector, an online platform tracking service disruptions. As yet, the exact cause of this technical snag remains shrouded in uncertainty. Meta Platforms, Inc., the parent company of WhatsApp, has acknowledged the ongoing issue, providing some relief to the concerned users.

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