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WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook, the primary Meta platforms, have triggered issues for his or her customers that didn’t enable the right publication of messages and communication of shipments. According to the DownDetector web site, which focuses on recording mishaps in internet-connected companies in actual time, the messages didn’t load and had issues being despatched, as many customers have reported.

The aforementioned web site has registered reviews of poor service since 8:00 p.m. (Spanish peninsula), with a peak of hundreds of worldwide reviews about quarter-hour later. Communications have recovered as of 8:30 p.m., though on Instagram, probably the most visible platform, the issues persist.

Shortly earlier than 9:00 p.m., the corporate acknowledged the issues in its WhatsApp account on the X community: “We know that some people are experiencing problems right now, we are working on restoring things to 100% for everyone as quickly as possible. possible”. The page that reports the status of Meta applications registers serious failures in its Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp services: “We are currently experiencing an interruption that affects the service in the Messenger API for Instagram. This issue started on 04/03/2024 at 11:10 am PST [20.10 peninsular española]. Our engineering teams are investigating the issue. We will provide another update within 4 hours or sooner if additional information is available.”

On March 5, Meta applications suffered another global outage that caused the same inconveniences to its users, although it only affected Instagram and Facebook.

WhatsApp is the most used instant messaging system in the world, with nearly 2 billion users. The company was acquired in 2014 by Meta (then Facebook), after spending $21.8 billion.

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