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WhatsApp, Instagram went down again; This time in this country

WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook went down again late on October 28 in the UK.

WhatsApp seems to be going through a lot of technical difficulties lately. Right after the 2-hour outage a few days ago, WhatsApp crashed again. And not only WhatsApp, even Instagram and Facebook also went down. The outage was mainly seen in the UK and only lasted for a short time. However, it ended up affecting many users who complained on social media platforms.

The outage was mainly seen in the UK and had made the entire Meta service unavailable. A Meta spokesperson said in a statement to “Today, a configuration change caused some people to have problems accessing our products. We have fixed the problem as soon as possible for everyone affected and ask sorry for the inconvenience.”

WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook went down again

Prior to this, WhatsApp only faced a severe outage where it was unavailable to all users on Tuesday. The messaging app did not allow users to send messages, make voice and video calls, or even send files to anyone. The outage lasted more than two hours before Meta officials managed to bring WhatsApp back online.

In the event of such mega outages, you should always rely on an alternative service to continue your chats and communications. WhatsApp has a lot of alternative services that you can access in such emergencies. Your phone includes an SMS service that allows you to send text messages and even files if your device supports RCS. iPhone users can always rely on the iMessage service to send text and media files to other iPhone users. You can use Telegram, Signal and other messaging apps to send messages in these situations.

On the other hand, the social media world has seen a lot of action lately with Elon Musk taking control of Twitter. After firing Parag Agarwal and other Twitter executives, Musk has taken over the bluebird and plans to make a couple of changes to the platform.


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