Facebook shares fall 6% after WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram applications crash

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Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 06:04 GMT

Facebook logo and Dislike emotion- CC via Wikimedia

Facebook logo and Dislike emotion- CC via Wikimedia

CAIRO – 4 October 2021: Facebook’s share fell 5.9 percent to $322.9 after a sudden outage hit the WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram applications around the world.

 

The services of the messaging application "WhatsApp" and the social networking platform "Facebook" were suddenly disrupted in various parts of the world.

 

A group of Facebook applications, including the popular photo-sharing platform Instagram and the messaging application WhatsApp, have lost tens of thousands of users, according to service outage tracking website Downdetector.com.

 

Meanwhile, the social media giant's instant messaging platform WhatsApp also crashed at more than 22,000 users, while Messenger down at nearly 3,000 users, according to Reuters.

 

Facebook apologizes
 

Facebook tweeted through its official account on "Twitter", apologizing for the global failure that affected the most famous platform in the world.

 

"We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessing our apps and products. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible,” the company's account wrote in his tweet.

 

"We apologize for any inconvenience," he added.

Facebook and a number of its affiliated websites suffered a technical malfunction on Monday evening, without revealing the reason behind this malfunction so far.

 

The Down Detector website, which monitors website outages, stated that many users reported having problems accessing Facebook, stressing that "the problem is comprehensive and global."

 

 

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