Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp platforms remained closed for about 6 hours all over the world, due to which billions of users had to face problems. This problem came to the fore around 9.15 pm on Monday night. After this people immediately started giving reactions on Twitter. The impact of this outage was also visible on Facebook's shares in the US market and the company's shares fell by 6%. Let us tell you that Facebook has 2.85 billion monthly active users worldwide. Whereas WhatsApp has 2 billion users and Instagram has 1.38 billion users.
The problem of outage persisted even after several hours, in such a situation people were neither able to send nor receive messages. It was told that this problem occurred due to the company's server being down. According to outage tracking company Downdetector.com, 10.6 million users worldwide had filed complaints about the shutdown of services.
Facebook and WhatsApp have clarified that Facebook owns all three of Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram. After the service was stopped, Facebook has said that some people are having trouble using the app. We apologize for this. Soon this problem will be fixed. At the same time, in a statement issued by WhatsApp on social media, it was said that we know that some people are facing problems at this time. thank you for your patience.
There are very few cases of Facebook being down. Nevertheless, when this happens, there is a lot of impact on social media users all over the world, because all three major social media platforms belong to Facebook. The company does not give any information about such slow down, nor does it give any reason for this.
Even after the problem was resolved, the company does not explain why this happened. In 2019, Facebook had the biggest slowdown ever. Even at that time, the company had only said that some fault had occurred during the routine maintenance operation. It was taken away.
The problem of the downing of all three platforms has appeared on all Android, iOS, and PC. While Facebook and Instagram users were unable to update the news feed, WhatsApp users were unable to send any messages.
American technology blog The Verge published a leaked transcript of the 2019 slowdown. It was told that the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg had considered such a slowdown as a serious issue. He believed that any such problem can divert people to use the platform of our competitors. When this happens, it can take months to win people's trust.
Even about 6 months ago, WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook were stalling all over the world for 42 minutes. Then this problem started at 11.05 pm and continued till around 11:47 pm. WhatsApp has been downloaded more than 5 billion times in the world.
WhatsApp has crashed several times in the past due to increased load on the server. Soon this problem is resolved. That much time is enough to trouble billions of users. However, there are few reports of WhatsApp crashing all over the world.