The Chat service WhatsApp has been struggling on this Tuesday evening, apparently, in the world, with massive disruptions. Under the Hashtag “whatsapp down” described a number of users from 19 clock on Twitter that they could not send or receive messages.

The trouble was in the world, apparently, a number of countries. The Online Fault indicators and allestö according to many of the problems in Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and Brazil were particularly. In other Parts of the world such as South Africa, India, Mexico, and the East and the West coast of the world, it came to default. In some countries, especially in the main cities were affected, such as London or Vienna.

After approximately one hour, the trouble seemed to be largely resolved. Messages could be sent and received.

WhatsApp has more than a billion users as one of the greatest reach of Messaging services. Disturbances in the Messaging service. The largest competitors are WeChat the in-house App, Facebook Messenger, and the Chinese service. Chat Apps such as Signal, Threema or Telegram in Germany have significantly fewer users than WhatsApp.

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