There was a stir in the social media throughout this morning. The reason behind this shake up was WhatsApp as the most popular messaging app that boasts more than 900 million users worldwide went down briefly this morning, first reported at around 2.15 am Tuesday, GMT.
“Some people have had trouble accessing WhatsApp for a short period today,” a spokesperson for the app said. “We’re working to restore service back to 100 per cent for everyone and we apologise for the inconvenience.”
Users around the world expressed their anger on the social media. Some of them are alarming, while some of the users responded in horror. It looks like their life has become meaningless without this app. Some of them even thought that WhatsApp was broken and simply deleted the app.
Some of the users even took the chance to troll, while others excitedly waited for their favorite app to get back online. Some even recommended their favorite app.
WhatsApp, acquired by Facebook, allows users to send text, audio and video messages over an internet connection. A few days ago it announced to drop its yearly subscription to remain free. The app appeared to be back in less than one hour remaining the top trending topic in Twitter.