WhatsApp outage

October 4, 2021

What Happened to Facebook, Instagram, & WhatsApp?

This post was originally published on this siteFacebook and its sister properties Instagram and WhatsApp are suffering from ongoing, global outages. We don’t yet know why this happened, but the how is clear: Earlier this morning, something inside Facebook caused the company to revoke key digital records that tell computers and other Internet-enabled devices how to find these destinations online. Kentik’s view of the Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp outage. Doug Madory is director of internet analysis at Kentik, a San Francisco-based network monitoring company. Madory said at approximately 11:39 a.m. ET today (15:39 UTC), someone at Facebook caused an update […]