Social media and messaging apps like WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram suffered an outage on Monday evening, with users unable to access the services, stated an ANI tweet.
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp hit by the outage, reports AFP News Agency quoting tracker
— ANI (@ANI) October 4, 2021
“Sorry, something went wrong. We`re working on it and we`ll get it fixed as soon as we can,” a message on the Facebook website read.
“5xx Server Error,” read the message when a mid-day online correspondent tried to access the website.
Some users took to Twitter and poked fun at the whole situation with memes.
Whatsapp, Facebook and Instagram down cos they played the squid game 😂 pic.twitter.com/lmhl4AnDSL
— BK🎯 (@__mrken) October 4, 2021
Twitter users after finding WhatsApp, Messenger, Facebook and Instagram on the trending page pic.twitter.com/2Q1PkRlvnJ
— prabhasᴿᵃᵈʰᵉˢʰʸᵃᵐ 💞 (@Darling_abhi_) October 4, 2021
Whatsapp, Facebook and Instagram are down now…
— Ramesh Verma (@Ramesh__Kumar_) October 4, 2021
All three Facebook-owned properties are market leaders in India in their categories of instant messaging, photo sharing and social networking.