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WhatsApp suffers downtime, millions disconnected

Billions of users lost communication after Meta-owned WhatsApp Messenger on Tuesday morning suffered a downtime.

GadgetsAfrica gathered that users of the app in Nigeria observed the downtime about an hour ago, around 8am.

Smartphone users with iPhone, Android phones, Windows Mobile or Blackberry on the cross-platform mobile messaging app have been unable to send and receive messages, photos, and other information.

WhatsApp which is considered an alternative to text messages or SMS, has about 2 billion users in over 100 countries.

As of the time of filing this report, WhatsApp remains down and there has been no official message from the parent company, Meta.

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