Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

But the job is not done yet!
Vote for the deserving candidate this year.

Check your mail to know more

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
SPONSORED BY
Tech
»
1-min read

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp Services Restored, Cause of Downtime Undisclosed

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp's services were reported to be down in parts of Europe and Asia, but the company has seemingly restored services now.

Reuters

Updated:April 15, 2019, 2:03 PM IST
facebookTwittergoogleskypewhatsapp
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp Services Restored, Cause of Downtime Undisclosed
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp's services were reported to be down in parts of Europe and Asia, but the company has seemingly restored services now. (Photo: Reuters)
Loading...
Facebook Inc said it restored services on Sunday after some users could not access its social networking site, photo-sharing network Instagram and messaging app WhatsApp. However, Facebook did not specify the cause or scope of the outages.

“Earlier today, some people may have experienced trouble connecting to the family of apps. The issue has since been resolved; we’re sorry for any inconvenience,” a Facebook spokesman told Reuters. The issue comes after Facebook experienced one of its longest outages in March, when some users around the globe could not access Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp for more than 24 hours.

On Sunday, Downdetector.com indicated that there were more than 12,000 incidents of people reporting issues with Facebook at its peak. The outage monitoring website also showed that, at the peak on Sunday, there were more than 3,000 incidents of people reporting issues with WhatsApp and over 7,000 with Instagram.

Downdetector.com’s live outage map showed that the issues were mainly in Europe and Asia. Facebook's services are among the most popular internet services accessed by users worldwide, and such a widespread scale of server downtime is often a cause of concern to users. However, no reports of breach or cyber attacks on Facebook's servers have been disclosed so far, and the cause of the outage remains undisclosed as of now.

It remains to be seen if the issue has been resolved permanently, or other parts of the world face similar outages any time soon.
| Edited by: ---
Read full article
Loading...
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwittergoogleskypewhatsapp
 
T&C Apply. ARN EU/04/19/13626
 

Live TV

Loading...
Countdown To Elections Results
  • 01 d
  • 12 h
  • 38 m
  • 09 s
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results