Oct 21, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

Writing about the main

BREAKING: Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Services Shut Down in Major Outage

  • Three of the world’s largest social media platforms, WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook, do not work globally
  • The services of the three social media Apps The company, owned by Facebook Inc., collapsed around 5:00 p.m. Monday, October 4th.
  • A company spokesman, Andy Stone, responded to the closure, saying that efforts to restore services will continue

The services of the three global social media Platforms WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook are all down due to a major outage.

The Independent UK reported that the social media apps that are owned by Facebook Inc. and running on shared infrastructure, were completely discontinued on Monday, October 4th just before 5:00 p.m.

During Vis If the Facebook website only saw an error page or a message that your browser could not establish a connection, WhatsApp and Instagram apps continued to work, but did not display new content.

According to The Independent, a spokesman for social media giant Andy Stone has said the company apologized for the problem but gave no indication of why the failure began or how long it might take to fix >

He said:

“We are aware that some people have problems accessing our apps and products.

” We are working that everything will get back to normal as soon as possible and we apologize for any inconvenience. “

It was collected that Instagram also talked about the shutdown.

< p class = "align-left"> The app said on its Twitter account:

“Insta gram and friends are having a bit of a hard time and you may have problems using it. Be patient, we’re in! ”

WhatsApp has also updated users via its official Twitter account.

” We are aware that some people are currently having problems with WhatsApp. We are working to fix things and will send an update here as soon as possible, “it said.

” Thank you for your patience! “< / blockquote>

Possible cause of failure

According to Reuters , security experts said that the shutdown could be the result of an internal error.

< p class = "align-left"> You said, however, that sabotage by an insider would theoretically also be possible.

The media quoted the experts with the addition that a hack by was seen as less likely on the outside.

Twitter responds to Buhari’s comment on the lifting of the suspension

In other messages Twitter given an important update on its discussion with the federal government to plan a new way forward October that there is great hope for the restoration of the website for every citizen of the country.

The spokesman, whose identity has not been disclosed, announced that previous talks with were conducive and promising for the government to achieve a fruitful partnership.

Meanwhile, just four months after the microblogging site Twitter ceased operations in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Friday October 1st that he had a conditional lifting of the ban.