WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook suffered an outage in India and worldwide on Friday night. A lot of users were unable to send or receive messages.

Some users also reported that they failed to even log in to WhatsApp Web. As per Downdetector, the issue started at around 10:40PM in India and prevented WhatsApp users from sending or receiving messages on the service for more than an hour.

Apart from WhatsApp, both Facebook and Instagram were also not working for many users. According to popular downtime reporting service, more than 1.2 million people reported issues with Instagram and over 34,127 users were witnessing problems with WhatsApp.

The cited source suggests that over 49 percent of WhatsApp users were facing connection issue, 48 percent people were unable to send or receive messages on the platform and 2 percent were not able to log in.

Downdetector showed that around 57 percent Facebook users reported about total blackout and 29 percent were not even able to access the social media app.

Courtesy: India Express