California: It took hours for the popular Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp to fix issues the app has been experiencing through out the world on Wednesday evening.
WhatsApp is widely used as a common messaging app nowadays used by both working professionals as well as common users. The sudden outage issue halted the service all around the world.
The situation left users with no other choice other than switching to other alternative messaging platforms.
Whatsapp made an official apology to its customers worldwide in an email saying,”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”.
According to other social media reports, countries some parts of India, Brazil, Mexico, Spain, Chile, Israel, Russia, Ireland, Switzerland, Aruba, Turkey, the US and other locations experienced problems unable to access WhatsApp.
WhatsApp was down for two and half hours in Brazil forcing the professional to switch to other rival messaging app like telegram.
The messaging service, which has more than 1.2 billion users worldwide, told Reuters that it was “aware of [the] outage issue and [was] working to fix it”, as reported in DC.