Twitter Trolls on Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp’s Global Outage
Twitteratti has continued to troll on WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook, all the three leading social media platforms and their CEO Mark Zukerberg’s as the Facebook-owned platforms succumbed to a sudden global outage in several parts of the world.
In Nigeria, Users noticed and reported the untoward development late afternoon on Monday. “A number of people have reported that the instant messaging platform and the social media applications are not working for them on Android, iOS and web platforms”, a report said adding that “WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook have all gone down in a major outage”.
The three apps – which are owned by Facebook and run on shared infrastructure – all completely stopped working shortly before 5pm (12pm EST). Other products that are part of the same family of apps, such as Facebook Workplace, also stopped working quoted a report emanating from the United kingdom.
The three apps – which are all owned by Facebook, and run on shared infrastructure – “stopped working shortly before 5pm”.
Other related products, such as Facebook Messenger and Workplace, have also stopped working.
At the time of filing this report, it is unclear what has caused the issue although the company has suffered outages before.
Meanwhile, as the frontline social media platforms are down, users are not pleased with the companies’ claim that they were “working on fixing the outage”.
Downdetector, which offers real-time status and outage information for all kinds of services, showed there were more than 20,000 incidents of people reporting issues with Facebook and Instagram worldwide.
Another major social media platform Twitter remained up and running, with the users taking to the micro-blogging website to troll Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
According to report, people who weren’t able to access all Facebook-owned apps, rushed to Twitter and within minutes Twitterati started to share their reactions to the “ordeal.”
Several of the reactions included hilarious rants and GIFs about the situation. Numerous tweets have also prompted the hashtag #WhatsApp to trend on Twitter.
Sharing a picture of penguins with the logos of all social media platforms, a user Waseem Hanif wrote: “Instagram down, Facebook down, WhatsApp down. You know who’s in charge now?”
With agency reports.