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WhatsApp Services Restored After Hours Of Global Outage

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The Instant Web-based Messaging Service, WhatsApp, is back in operation after two hours of outage across the world.

Naija News had reported that users of messaging platform, on Tuesday morning, started reporting that they were unable to send or receive messages from their friends, family and  associates.

It is understood that the outage affected both personal and group WhatsApp chats and WhatsApp Web was also not spared in the incident.

WhatsApp owner, Meta had earlier in a statement acknowledged the outage and also stated that it was working to solve the issue.

“We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble sending messages and we’re working to restore Whatsapp for everyone as quickly as possible,” the company said.

Naija News had earlier reported that countries like Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Kenya, Mexico, Turkey, Brazil, Uganda, Zambia, the United Kingdom, and parts of the United States experienced the outage.

However, it is understood that WhatsApp services are back online and the app now working for Android and iOS apps as well as via WhatsApp Web across the world.

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This is the first time WhatsApp is suffering a global outage in 2022.

Meanwhile, some Nigerian users have taken to the micro-blogging platform, Twitter to confirm that the platform is now working.


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