After about 6-hour outage, Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram are back in operation across the world on Tuesday, October 5, disclosed that the platforms are coming back online for subscribers
The platform apologized to users for the inconvenience and acknowledged that a lot of businesses depend on it Your support matters.
The three big social media platforms, Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, which went off for about six hours between Monday, October 4 and Tuesday, October 5, are back. In a message to subscribers on Tuesday, Facebook apologized for the outage and confirmed that the platforms “are back online now”.
The platforms went off for about six hours, The site noted that efforts to fully restore access to the apps and services have been ongoing with positive results, CBS News reports. The message read: we’re sorry. “We’ve been working hard to restore access to our apps and services and are happy to report they are coming back online now.
Thank you for bearing with us.” A lot of security experts had blamed a domain name system (DNS) issue as being the major cause of the outage. Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Services shut down in major outage
Meanwhile, the services of the three global social media platforms had all gone down in a major outage. The social media apps which are owned by Facebook Inc and run on shared infrastructure all completely stopped working shortly before 5pm on Monday, October 4. In what appeared to be a global shutdown,
A spokesperson of the social media giant, Andy Stone, said the company apologised for the problem but gave no indication of why the outage began or how long it might take to fix it.
He said: “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, and we apologize for any inconvenience