As of 18.44, there was an access problem to the messaging application WhatsApp, which has millions of users in the world, and the Instagram and Facebook application, where visual content is shared. Statements came from the ministry, WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram about the 3 crashed applications one after the other. After about 7 hours, the problem in the applications was fixed.
Popular social media sites Facebook and Instagram, as well as WhatsApp, could not be accessed. It gave a server error when trying to open Instagram.
The system could not connect to WhatsApp. Again on Facebook, the error “Sorry, something went wrong” was given.
While internet users had problems accessing WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram operating under the same roof, many error notifications were sent to the website “downdetector.com”, which detects access disruptions around the world.
Shortly after the first notifications arrived, the hashtag #facebookdown trended on Twitter, with users from around the world reporting connectivity issues.
Lose Over 5 Percent Of Value
Shares traded on Facebook’s Nasdaq stock market plunged more than 5% after the outage.
Statement From Whatsapp, Facebook And Instagram
In the first statement made by WhatsApp regarding the access problem, “We are aware that some people are currently experiencing problems with WhatsApp. We are working to get things back to normal and will update as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience!” it was said.
There was also a statement from Facebook and Instagram about the crash. “We are aware that some people are having trouble accessing our apps and products,” Facebook said on Twitter. “We are working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible and we apologize for the inconvenience.”
In the message he shared on Instagram, “Instagram and friends are having a bit of a hard time right now and you may be having problems using them. Stay with us, we are here”.
NYT: Facebook’s Internal Communıcatıon Also Cracked
The New York Times (NYT) newspaper claimed that Facebook’s internal communication platform Workplace also crashed and most employees were unable to do their jobs.
According to the newspaper’s report, two Facebook employees described the situation as a “snowy day”.
It Takes About 7 Hours,
It has been reported that the problem lasting about 7 hours on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp servers has been fixed.
“IT WILL TAKE TIME TO BACK TO IT”
Facebook’s chief technology officer (CTO) Mike Schroepfer announced at 1:46 p.m. that the services were up and running, but it will take some more time to get back to normal.