Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tech News

WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook are back up and running after outages

Illustration of the WhatsApp bubble logo on a dark blue background
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

WhatsApp went down worldwide on Wednesday afternoon, impacting the 2 billion users of the messaging service. Users started experiencing issues connecting to WhatsApp in multiple countries just after 2PM ET today, with the service stuck on “connecting” for many.

Users can still send messages, but they weren’t delivered until WhatsApp came back online.

A status page for Meta’s business APIs was updated to note an outage impacting service on the APIs for connecting to WhatsApp, Messenger, and Instagram starting at 2:10PM ET.

As of 4PM ET, the issues seemed to be resolved for most of us in the US; and as of 4:45PM ET, the status page confirmed things should be fixed. The Verge contacted Meta about the issues, but we have not received a…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Tech News

The Limitless Pendant comes in a bunch of colors and doesn’t really look like an AI gadget. | Image: Limitless The Limitless Pendant doesn’t...

Tech News

The Dbrand Ghost Case for the iPhone 15 Pro. | Image: Dbrand Dbrand is scrapping plans to fix its anti-yellowing Ghost Case, but not...

Editor's Pick

Michael F. Cannon Any day now, the Biden administration could issue a regulation that, if it mirrors what the administration proposed in July, would take...

Editor's Pick

Krit Chanwong and Marc Joffe On February 28, 2024, Mississippi’s House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to approve the expansion of the Medicaid program to...