There is currently a problem with the messenger service WhatsApp. According to the “alle disturbances.de” page, there have been problems using the app since shortly before 9 a.m. It does not work in either the mobile or web versions, sending and receiving messages is not possible. According to Twitter, there also seem to be disruptions abroad.
WhatsApp with enormous disruption – more than 200,000 users affected
Over 200,000 users in Germany are currently unable to use the application. The number of app users who cannot use WhatsApp is increasing almost every minute. At 9:03 a.m., around 8,100 people reported a fault, at 9:18 a.m. there were already more than 100,000. By 9:40 a.m., more than 150,000 people were reporting problems. The background is still unclear.
The reason for the disruption was initially unknown. The service, which belongs to the Facebook group Meta, initially did not comment on the failure. Meta itself also gave no comment for the time being. The number of reported problems has decreased slightly since 10:05 a.m., but initially remains at a high level.
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