Many users of WhatsApp They are reporting that the well-known messaging service owned by Meta (formerly Facebook parent company) has gone down and that they cannot receive or send messages (in the sense that they reach their recipient). Apparently the service drop occurred between 8:30 and 9:30 in the morning of the time zone of mainland Spain and the Balearic Islands and the data shown by Downdetector is confirming this scenario.
Smartphones have become an indispensable part of our lives and not only that, but the vast majority of users cannot conceive of one without WhatsApp, great dominator of instant messaging worldwide for many years. Here the issue is not only in the typical groups of friends who share banal messages and images, but also that many companies depend on WhatsApp to operate normally with customers and/or coordinate work, and all this without having an application. for desktop just as powerful as Telegram Desktop.
Both Downdetector’s Disqus thread and Twitter are filling up with comments from users complaining that WhatsApp is down and that they can’t use the app normally, staying in a permanent state of trying to connect. This behavior is typical when this type of thing happens and it is not the first thing that happens to WhatsApp and it has also happened to Telegram from time to time.
We will be watching to see if Meta or WhatsApp release official information about this incident and we will update the information. From Zuckerberg’s company they have only commented that “they are investigating” the case. And patience… You can use other messaging applications, just because, there is life beyond whatsapp.