Social media platforms, WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook have crashed worldwide.
The issue could possibly be an outcome of servers being affected.
As at 4:40p.m, checks by DAILY GIST shows all three social media platformed were ceased to work.
A visit on Facebook website shows error as the browser refuses to connect.
WhatsApp did not show new content, including any messages sent or received during the problems.
The apps which are all owned by Facebook have stopped letting users load fresh content, send or receive messages or perform any other actions on the apps.
Several users on Monday evening complained that servers of WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram are down.
Following the development, Users worldwide have taken to their Twitter handles to share their views on this issue.
However WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram have issued statements on the development.
“We’re aware that some people are experiencing issues with WhatsApp at the moment. We’re working to get things back to normal and will send an update here as soon as possible.”
Facebook’s Andy Stone in a tweet said that “We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible, and we apologize for any inconvenience.”
An official clarification over the cause behind this global outage is awaited.