WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram suffer falls and connectivity failures around the world

Both whatsapp, and Facebook and Instagram, all of them property of Facebook, are experiencing connectivity problems worldwide by registering incidents from arou

WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram suffer falls and connectivity failures around the world

Both whatsapp, and Facebook and Instagram, all of them property of Facebook, are experiencing connectivity problems worldwide by registering incidents from around the world. A series of falls that have begun close to 5:40 pm Spanish and who are already prolonged for more than an hour.

A problem of generalized falls in WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram that especially affects Spain and other EU countries, the United States and different places in Latin America.

"We are aware that some people are having trouble accessing our apps and products," Facebook sources assure pixel.

"We are working on returning things to normal and apologized for any inconvenience," the company's spokesman has added, without specifying what is the problem of connectivity in whatsapp, Instagram and Facebook.

In parallel, the group spokesman, Andy Stone, has tweeted the following message: "We are aware that some people have difficulty accessing our applications and products. We are working to return to normal as quickly as possible and apologize for the inconvenience ".

A connectivity failure that, as published in your Twitter account of the Jane Manchun Wong expert, is due "to a problem in the DNS" that would also be affecting the workers of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp as well as its millions of users in all the world.

In this way, employees would meet a message that "surpassed connection time, the servers" of whatsapp, facebook and instagram could not be accessed.

According to the programmer @phineyes, "it seems that the authorized DNS [the way in which the domains solve their IP addresses] have been removed from the BGP DFZ" so that "there is no immediate path so that the routers can access the servers of Facebook IP addresses. "

An interpretation that also coincides with the one provided by the Senior Vice President of Cloudflare, Dane Knecht. CloudFlare is one of the largest Internet companies and is responsible for providing different Internet services related to computer security, servers and content delivery networks.

Through your Twitter account, Knecht has pointed out that "Facebook DNS and other services are fallen and that their BGP routes have retired from the Internet. CloudFlare 1.1.1.1 You have started to see a lot of failures in the last 20 minutes".

In More Details the CLOUDFLARE CTO has entered, John Graham-Cumming, which has ensured that "Five minutes before Facebook DNS stopped working, we saw a large number of changes in the BGP (mostly retired route) In the autonomous Facebook systems ".

WhatsApp, the instant messaging social network owned by Facebook, is experiencing global connectivity problems that prevent users from sending and receiving messages normally.

An incidence in whatsapp that affects, at least, to Spain, Brazil and different countries of Europe such as France, Romania and Norway, as well as in the United States and different countries of Latin America.

In this sense, services such as Downdetector (in which users report faults in the different social networks) have registered a lot of incidents related to whatsapp in the last minutes.

Specifically, in more than 20 minutes of failure, the web has registered more than 22 incidents related to the fall of whatsapp.

Also, Instagram, which is also owned by Facebook, would be experiencing connectivity problems in its services.

Specifically, users could not upload new photographs, comment on existing photos or stores of other users or use the chat to exchange direct messages with other contacts.

In the Instagram, HA Web of Donwdetector has registered more than 10,000 incidents during the last minutes.

"Instagram and his friends are having a little bit difficult right now and you may be having some problems when using them. Being patience, we are in it," he has assured Instagram corporate account on Twitter, accompanied by the Erg, #Instagramdown (Instagram, in English) that right now is Trending Topic on Twitter.

Likewise, Facebook, the social network and the parent company of Whatsapp and Instagram is also currently fallen and users can not send, receive messages or make new publications.

In the case of Facebook, the incidents reported by the Web are minor, although the 4,000 notices in the last minutes already exceed.

"We are aware that some people are having trouble accessing our apps and products, we are working on returning to normal as soon as possible and apologized for any inconvenience," he has assured the corporate profile of Facebook on Twitter.

A generalized fall in both whatsapp and Facebook and Instagram on which whatsapp has pronounced through your corporate account on Twitter.

"We are aware that some people are experiencing incidents with whatsapp at this time, we are working on returning things to normal and we will send an update as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience."

Meanwhile, numerous users are resorting to social networks such as Telegram and Twitter, as alternatives that are currently operational.

In the case of Twitter, whatsapp has become the first trend in Spain and, Telegram, its main competitor, has climbed to the fourth position between the trends of the Social Network of the Pajarito.

During the last half hour, the word whatsapp has been repeated more than half a million times on Twitter, with messages alternating jokes with other other types of jokes.

Although it is a very annoying problem that affects millions of users around the world, the falls or generalized failures in Facebook products (affecting whatsapp, Instagram and Facebook itself) are quite common.

One of the most recent occurred in March of this year and the incidence took time to resolve.

NEWS IN DEVELOPMENT: This news about the fall of whatsapp and Instagram will be updated with news about the status of these three social networks affected by the courts.

Updated Date: 04 October 2021, 13:23

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