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WhatsApp down: Messaging service reporting outages worldwide

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It appears WhatsApp went offline at around 9pm European time with thousands now unable to access the popular messaging service.




Down detector is showing thousands of outages across the UK and other parts of the world including Brazil and the U.S.

One user wrote on a forum: "Showing Connecting... Looks like an issue with the service." Whilst another said: "Whatsapp stopped working for me at 21:13 today."

It's currently unclear what is causing the issues or when things will be back online.

Twitter is exploding as people go online to report the messaging service has stopped working.

According to website DownDetector.co.uk, outages are impacting users in Europe, South America, Africa and the U.S.


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