WhatsApp, the popular instant communication app owned by Meta that is used by many for quick texting is reportedly facing an issue.
WhatsApp users in India are currently unable to send and receive messages.
Indianexpress.com can confirm that the outage is affecting both personal chats as well as group chats. It currently seems impossible to send a message on WhatsApp groups, but personal chats also seem to be largely affected.
Outage detection website DownDetector confirms that WhatsApp is not working for thousands of users. Affected regions based on the website’s heat-map include major cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Lucknow, but we fear the outage is affecting users everywhere.
WhatsApp is yet to share an official statement on the same, but we should have more information soon enough. Stay tuned for more updates.