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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Apologizes for Disruption as WhatsApp, Instagram Services Come Back Online



Apologizing for the disruption to the services of Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram, the tech giant’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that the services are returning online on Tuesday.

“Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger are now back online,” Zuckerberg said in a Facebook post. “Sorry for the disruption today – I know how much you trust our services to stay connected to the people you care about,” he said.

WhatsApp said on Twitter early Tuesday: “Sorry to all those who haven’t been able to use WhatsApp today. We are slowly and carefully getting WhatsApp working again. Thank you very much for your patience.” Thank you. We will continue to keep you updated when we have more information to share.”

Users began reporting that Instagram, WhatsApp and other services under the Facebook corporate umbrella are now normally accessible for the first time since around 11:30 EST (9:00 am IST) on Monday when an outage and disrupted services The news started coming. According to Sputnik.

Earlier, DownDetector, a site that monitors reports of outages across the Internet, said the Facebook service outage was the largest it has ever seen.

“The largest outage we’ve ever seen is on DownDetector, with more than 10.6 million problem reports from around the world,” the company said in a post on Monday.

The US led the world in the number of reported interruptions for service at over 1.7 million, followed by Germany with 1.3 million reports and the Netherlands at 9,15,000.

Monday’s outage has left many services under the Facebook corporate umbrella, including Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger, inaccessible.

Meanwhile, Telegram said on Twitter that its Messenger users in some areas may be having problems loading chats and receiving notifications amid a massive outage at Facebook.

It said the company apologizes for the inconvenience.


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