The world’s largest social networking platforms have shut down.
Since 4:39 p.m. on Monday, WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook have been experiencing major outages all over the world.
Visitors to the WhatsApp website are seeing a 5xx Server Error, and the company’s other apps are also down at the same time.
WhatsApp confirmed the issue on their verified Twitter account, stating that the company is aware of the problem and is trying to restore service.
“We’re aware that some folks are having problems with WhatsApp right now. We’re attempting to restore normalcy and will provide an update as soon as possible. Thank you very much for your patience!”