WhatsApp is down for users in India and other regions

NEW DELHI: WhatsApp appears to be down for a wide number of users across the world. Users from different countries are reporting problems on Twitter with the hashtag #whatsappdown. We're facing problems in India as well, with no messages going through, and navigating to the Help > Contact Us section shows the above error message.

Crowd-sourced service outage site, Down Detector, is also showing problems, with cases being reported across the world starting from about 1pm.

This appears to be the third major disruption of the year, with one as recently as August affecting users across the world as well. Prior to that, the Facebook-owned service suffered an outage twice within two weeks, in May.

 

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